Hyundai Recall 175: Voltage Protection Device Improper Activation
2017 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid
If the VPD activates while the vehicle is being operated in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Hybrid Propulsion System
- Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.
- Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will remove the VPD switch and install a new Battery Management System (BMS) that contains an Overvoltage Protection Device (OPD). The recall is expected to begin May 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 175.
- Documents (12)
- Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- March 22, 2018 - Subject: Recall 175: 2016-2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Voltage Protection Device (Remedy Not Yet Available)
- Defect Notice 573 Report
- Recall Acknowledgement
- ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)
- Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2018-2
- Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2018-3
- Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2018-4
- Safety Bulletin - SUBJECT: 2016-2017 SONATA PHEV BATTERY BMS AND WIRING REPLACEMENT (RECALL CAMPAIGN 175)
- Recall Quarterly Report #4, 2019-1
- Recall Quarterly Report #5, 2019-2
- Recall Quarterly Report #6, 2019-3