Hyundai issues voluntary recall on Sonata sedan

Hyundai Motor on Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of its new Sonata sedan to replace some front door latches following a handful of customer complaints.

Hyundai, South Korea's Number One automaker, said it discovered a mechanical problem in vehicle's front door latches, which, in rare instances, will not close properly.

The recall will affect some 46,000 Sonatas produced in South Korea until December 6th and about 1,300 others manufactured at Hyundai's plant in Montgomery in the United States and sold to American customers until February 16th, Hyundai said.

Hyundai said it plans to inform South Korean and the U.S. authorities of its recall this week and carry it out next month.

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