Recall 235 – Tow Hitch Harness Fire While – 2020-2022 Hyundai Palisade

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling 2020-2022 Palisade vehicles

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August 18, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V633000

Tow Hitch Harness Fire While Parked or Driving

A fire while parked or driving can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V633

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America


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.


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.


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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