I have a 2014 Kia Soul with only 140,000kms that just had this issue. Originally, the plaintiff had to pay more than $600 to fix the Tucson, notes the complaint. I took a very large loss on trade in for a new 2016 Santa fe. Hopefully a class action lawsuit will force Hyundai and Kia to resolve this serious issue. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. I have 2016 Kia Sorento 2.0l. We offered to show a record of maintenance and it didn’t matter. Hyundai reaches agreement in Canadian class action litigation following restatement of fuel economy. I started to diagnose my issue and found that the #3 cylinder connecting rod bearing had spun on it’s self and stopped my engine. then knock knock knocking . Unfortunately, mine does not make a difference if it is cold or warm outside. Engine has to be replace. I would hate for anyone else to go through this. No engine or oil lights came on. Canadian Bank and Credit Union Overdraft & NSF Fee Lawsuit, British Columbia COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Lawsuit, Long-Term Disability Lawyer | Insurance Claim Denial Help, Canada Roundup Glyphosate Cancer Class Action Lawsuit Investigation, Safety Recalls: Beef Jerky May Be Contaminated With THC, Integrated Life Care Hit With Class Action Lawsuit After Residents Die of COVID-19, Best Buy Extended Warranty Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Misrepresented Advantages, FCA Canada Class Action Lawsuit Filed After Truck Rolls Away, A British Columbia man claims that certain Hyundai and Kia vehicles are equipped with inadequately lubricated engines which causes engine seizures and even catastrophic failure. My car stalled and my engine caught fire. Placeholders.enable(); Its on queue awaiting approval from FCPP or me. Wednesday they told us it was the motor and would look into seeing if they could get it fixed under warranty but not holding our breath because our extended warranty has just passed at 160 000 km and we are at 161 000 km the mechanic informed us that there was more warranty on the motor he just had to call the head office to see if they would cover it but they would not Or have not yet got back to mechanic every time we call they just say they are still waiting to hear back from head office. When my suv gets fixed I dont even think I want to drive it. Vehicle is in excellent condition. My 2016 kia soul has oil consumption issues …the last two oil changes had no oil on dipstick. Between 2011-2013 while with the elantra, the vehicle stalled on me on the highway 2 times nothing would work I explained it as feeling as the car was in neutral, I had no control over the car and had to turn it off in order for it to just stop rolling, not even the break worked. While driving my 2015 Sonata, the check engine light came on and my brakes failed. 9k. By the time the fire department came the were able to extinguish the fire before the fire spread to the inside of the vehicle (can’t thank them enough.) And the engine would not start. Every time I started the car around friends, somebody would comment about my brand new knocking motor. I recently read your article about the Hyundai engine problem/recalls and potential class action suite against Hyundai Canada. I have a kia Sportage 2012. My new engine is on back order until August 4th when they said it would be there 3 days later which would be July 15th. fixed them but still they were not the cause. I had the car towed back to my dealership. I immediately pulled to the side shut off the engine Opened the hood to see if anything broke. I own a 2014 Santa Fe Sport AWD. We do not feature all available credit card, cd, savings offers or all credit card issuers. I managed to slow the vehicle down by lightly tapping my emergency brake. I was driving down the highway to go pick up my daughter(thank goodness I hadn’t gotten her yet.) Ultimately, however, Killoran alleges he had to replace the entire engine.
I plan to get it towed to a Hyundai dealer, and am hoping the engine will be replaced. All dash lights are registering at the same time! Still waiting on the results of that inspection. Please note: Top Class Actions is not a settlement administrator or law firm. I have a call into Kia Canada to see if they will do something but doubtful since they tell me my warranty expired 20,000km ago. They stated it had been driven on the highway to Whitby as one of the mechanics lives there and they took it home for the night to make sure to was ok. Not only was it dangerous to have our engine fail, we have a toddler and I was pregnant with twins and we had to wait for hours on the side of the mountain pass for our vehicle to be towed and for us to be taken to safety. All rights reserved. Engine was fixed by them as I was able to provide maintenance records. 150km but easy KM’s Car not safe to drive now, as no compression and will not get up steep hills. I went on a trip to Sault Ste. So we make payments for a new car with an old used transmission. They looked at the car and were unable to identify any issues and were unable to replicate the issue. I have had so many recalls I’ve lost count. Thankfully no one was injured but everything in the car burned. My 2016 Kia Soul started to just loose power while being driven! The next day I dropped by the dealership around noon and found out they had not yet looked at the car. Having to constantly top them up. I regularly got oil changes and I was not even due yest the second the mechanic looked at it he said there was no oil. I am certain the dealership is going to either a) charge us for a new engine or b) talk my husband into trading in his inoperable vehicle for another Hyundai. My 2013 santa fe sport the engine just quit. I’m devistated !!!!
So it’s great to read all of the numerous issues all over the internet including issues with accelerating, lubrication, engines catching fire and inability to maintain a certain level of oil in the motor to keep it running. After only having the car for 7 months the engine seized while driving it on a highway. Look over the claim form to see if you are eligible. Please. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Not happy at all since i drive with my kids often in the car and it is how I get to work 5 to 6 days a week!