When safety warnings like this are announced, it’s important to take heed.

Hyundai and Kia have released a warning to some 500,000 owners … cautioning that you should park your vehicles outdoors and away from buildings and other property.

This is because your car may actually spontaneously combust, even if your car is sitting idle.

There is a risk that according to CNN, is the direct result of certain "foreign contaminants" located in the anti-lock brake computer.

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Apparently, it can cause a short circuit, resulting in a fire within the engine compartment.

Here are the specific vehicles that have been recalled by Hyundai and Kia as follows:

Hyundai:

  • 2016-2018 Santa Fe SUVs
  • 2017-2018 Santa Fe Sport SUVs
  • 2019 Santa Fe XLs
  • 2014-2015 Tucson SUVs

Kia:

  • 2016-2018 K900 Sedans
  • 2014-2016 Sportage SUVs

CNN reports that "in total, Hyundai is recalling 357,830 vehicles while Kia is recalling 126,747."

Do not park any of these vehicles indoors or close to buildings or other property.

When recalls such as this occurs, the manufacturer picks up the costs for all necessary repairs required to fix the problem.

Please do not delay, especially when it is a serious potential fire safety warning such as this.

SOURCE: CNN

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