RECALL 195 – ABS Unit May Cause Engine Compartment Fire – 2019-2021 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Tucson vehicles.

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September 4, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V543000

ABS Unit may cause Engine Compartment Fire

An engine compartment fire can increase the risk of injury or crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V543

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America


Potential Number of Units Affected 180,000


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Tucson vehicles. The Anti-lock Brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) could corrode internally and cause an electrical short, possibly resulting in an engine compartment fire.


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the HECU fuse. For 2019-2021 model years, the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) software will also be updated. Recall repairs will be performed free of charge. Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures as a precaution until the recall repair is complete. The recall began November 2, 2020. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 195.


Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go

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