7 automakers in S. Korea to recall 8,875 vehicles for defects-Xinhua

7 automakers in S. Korea to recall 8,875 vehicles for defects

Source: Xinhua| 2023-03-16 11:35:00|Editor: huaxia

SEOUL, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Seven automakers in South Korea, including Hyundai Motor and BMW, will voluntarily recall 8,875 vehicles for defects in software and other components, the transport ministry said Thursday.

Hyundai Motor, South Korea's biggest carmaker, will recall 5,857 units of four models, including Pavise, Kona SX2 and Avante N, for faulty software and defective seat belt buckle.

BMW Korea will recall 1,450 units of seven models, including iX3 M Sport, on software errors in wireless charging devices.

GM Asia-Pacific regional headquarters will recall 504 units of two models, including Cadillac XT5, to fix the defective rear camera system.

Mercedes-Benz Korea will recall 245 units of six models, including GLB 250 4MATIC, while Jaguar-Land Rover Korea planned to recall 164 units of five models such as Discovery P360.

Suzuki CMC and Bike Korea will recall 590 units and 65 units of faulty motorcycles respectively.

Vehicle owners can visit the repair and service centers of the carmakers to fix the faulty components free of charge, the ministry said.