524,000 Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte Vehicles Recalled for Brake Light Problem

524,000 Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte Vehicles Recalled for Brake Light ProblemDETROIT, Mich.  (Dec. 13, 2017) — More than 500,000 vehicles manufactured by Hyundai and Kia are being recalled in the U.S. due to a glitch that causes the brake lights to stay on when the driver releases the pedal.

The problem affects some 390,000 Hyundai Elantra vehicles with the model years 2013 and 2014. Additionally, the recall covers 134,000 Kia Forte vehicles made from 2012 through 2014.

The auto maker states that a polymer stopper pad that is located between the pedal arm and the light switch could deteriorate and if this happens the light switch may stay on. If this happens the brake lights would stay illuminated. Also, the driver could shift out of park without pressing their foot on the brake pedal.

Fortunately there are not known injuries or deaths attributed to this problem.
Owners of these vehicles may take their car to Kia or Hyundai dealerships for repairs to have the brake stopper pad replaced. The recall officially starts on Jan. 30 for Kia and Feb. 8 for Hyundai.

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Motorists who are grappling with ongoing problems with their Kia Forte, Hyundai Elantra or another vehicle, could be eligible for compensation under California and or Federal Lemon Laws.

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James Johnson ESQ