Hyundai Ioniq power relay fire recall NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V459000
Power Relay Under Rear Seat May Cause Fire
June 28, 2022
Potential Number of Units Affected 10,575
Summary of the Hyundai Ioniq power relay fire recall
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ioniq HEV and Ionic PHV vehicles previously recalled under recall number 18V-704. The Power Relay Assembly (PRA) located underneath the rear seat may overheat.
The subject vehicles may not have received the proper remedy components under Recall 178, a safety recall addressing an electrical pin fit condition on the main relays within the PRA that, if continually operated in this condition, could increase electrical resistance thereby generating heat and increasing the risk of a fire.
Certain 2017-2018 MY Ioniq Hybrid/Plug-In Hybrid (AE HEV/PHEV) vehicles
Dealers will inspect and replace the main relay or PRA, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed August 23, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 232. This recall replaces NHTSA recall number 18V-704. Vehicles already repaired under the previous recall will need to have the new remedy completed.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.