4 carmakers in S. Korea to recall some 7,700 vehicles


Four local and foreign carmakers in South Korea will voluntarily recall some 7,700 vehicles for manufacturing defects, the transport ministry said Wednesday, Paralel.Az reports.

Hyundai Motor will recall 4,118 units of five different models, including Avante sedan, for defect in the exhaust gas recirculation (ERG) valve power unit that can cause engines to stop while driving, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

Kia Corp. will recall 2,668 units of three models, including K3 sedan, for the same manufacturing defect as Hyundai vehicles.

Jaguar Land Rover Korea will repair the poor fixation of the rear light illumination device in 329 units of two models, such as the new Range Rover Sport P360.

Volkswagen Group Korea will take a corrective action on 623 units of Touareg 3 3.0 TDI due to software error in the mobile applications that can malfunction during remote automated parking.

Vehicles owners can visit repair and service centers to replace the faulty parts free of charge.