DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai has reversed itself on a recall to fix a defect that could cause engine fires.
It is now telling owners of more than 200,000 vehicles to park them outdoors until repairs are made.READ MORE: Local Police Departments Team Up To Enforce Pedestrian Traffic Laws
The company and affiliated Korean automaker Kia on Thursday said they were recalling over 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause fires.
Included are 203,000 Hyundai Santa Fe SUVs. Hyundai initially said the vehicles could be parked indoors.READ MORE: Just Hanging Out: Butler County Man Twice Catches Bear On Camera In His Yard
But on Friday a company spokesman said that until they are checked, the Santa Fes should be left outdoors out of an abundance of caution.
The recalls begin next week.
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