Tow Hitch Harness Fire While Parked or Driving - A fire while parked or driving can increase the risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V633000
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components TRAILER HITCHES
Potential Number of Units Affected 245,030
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling 2020-2022 Palisade vehicles potentially equipped with a tow hitch harness installed as original equipment, or purchased as an accessory through a Hyundai dealership. Debris and moisture accumulation on the tow hitch harness module printed circuit board (PCB) may cause an electrical short, which can result in a fire.
Approximately 40,480 tow hitch accessory wiring harness assemblies were included with an accessory tow hitch or sold as a service part for use in model year 2020-2022 Palisade vehicles in the U.S. To identify all vehicles equipped with potentially affected tow hitch wiring harnesses, all model year 2020-2022 Palisade vehicles sold in the U.S. are expected to be involved in this recall
Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. As an interim repair, dealers will inspect the tow hitch module and remove the fuse, as necessary, free of charge. The final remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to mailed October 17, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 235.
Part 573 Safety Recall Report