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Hyundai Recalls New Sonatas To Fix Door Latches
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Hyundai Recalls New Sonatas To Fix Door Latches

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Hyundai Recalls New Sonatas To Fix Door Latches

Hyundai Recalls New Sonatas To Fix Door Latches
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South Korean carmaker Hyundai announced a voluntary recall of its new Sonata sedans on Wednesday. The problem is faulty door latches. Hyundai received complaints on Monday, suspended sales on Tuesday and is now announcing the recall. It affects about 13, 000 cars in the U.S.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

NPR's business news starts with another car recall.

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MONTAGNE: This time it's not Toyota. The South Korean carmaker, Hyundai, announced today a voluntary recall of its new Sonata sedan. The problem is faulty door latches. Hyundai received complaints on Monday, suspended sales on Tuesday, and now has announced this recall. It affects about 13,000 cars in the U.S., though, no accidents have been reported, the carmaker is moving quickly at this time of heightened sensitivity to defective cars.

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