Nissan and Kia recalls cars in the US due to damage

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Kia recommended Owners of approximately 380 thousand cars in the United States Turn them off in the open air due to an engine fire hazard.

On its part, Nissan recalled more than 854,000 cars in the United States and Canada Because the brake lights do not illuminate when the driver presses the pedal.

Kia calls for 2017-2021 Sportage Trucks and 2017-2019 Cadenza cars To repair the damage. The South Korean company says that a short circuit in the electronic brake control unit can cause an increase in current, increasing the risk of fire. It must be parked away from other structures until repairs are made.

Owners can see on the dashboard indicator lights for tire pressure problems and the anti-lock brakes, as well as You, may smell a burning smell or something that melt.

Owners will be notified effective April 30th. The valves will be replaced by dealers In the electrical junction box to fix the problem.

In the case of Nissan, it covers the call to the workshop 854,000 Centra compact models from 2016 to 2019Of them, 807,000 are in the United States.

Nissan says silicone contamination from grease used in nearby components can cause Oxidation which in turn prevents the light from stopping working. In this case, since the stoplight does not illuminate, the engine may not start. In this case, a malfunction indicator light will appear on the dashboard.

The automaker says Not aware of crashes or injuries caused by the problem.

Owners will receive a temporary letter in April informing them to sign up for a repair shift in the event of damage. When there are enough spare parts by October, all owners will be advised with a letter to register for the repair shift.

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