New Delhi. South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor has recalled its electric car Ioniq EVs. The company has recalled 2,679 units manufactured between January 21, 2016 and June 24, 2019. The company has taken this decision due to the flaw found in the acceleration system.
The company found that due to a deficiency in its acceleration system, in some circumstances, the car could be slow or too much accelerator even after releasing the pedal. The company said that this defect can occur in many units sold between 2017-2019. Therefore, in view of security, all the units are being called back.
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Damage can occur while driving
According to the information given by Hyundai to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the car can go into ‘fail-safe’ mode while driving. This may cause the EV ready lamp to flash. This could be due to low acceleration and overall power output.
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Updates can be done at the nearest dealer
Through the recall, Hyundai aims to fill this gap in the car at the earliest. Because accelerating yourself even after the accelerator pedal is released can increase the risk of an accident. However, no such complaint has come to the car manufacturer now. Hyundai has urged its customers to contact their nearest dealer for this car soon. Here engineers will update Electric Power Unit software without any charge.
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Car can run 280 km on full charge
The Hyundai IONIQ Electric can run 280 km on a full charge. At the same time, the IONIQ plug-in version can run up to 63 km in pure electric mode. It has 6 speed dual clutch transmission. Due to its strong performance, this car has received five star Euro NCAP safety rating and many European awards. At present, the IONIQ is the best value eco-friendly car in the market.