Rodents Chew Hyundai's Soy Wiring
The wiring in cars used to be coated in a petroleum-based plastic, but recently automakers, including Hyundai, have switched to a soy-based material. The soy is biodegradable and helps keep plastic out of the landfill (yay!). Unfortunately …Continue reading article "Rodents Chew Hyundai's Soy Wiring"
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Where Electrical Complaints Happen
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- engine won't turnover, won't start in the 2013 Elantra
- engine won't turn over, won't start in the 2012 Elantra
- engine won't turnover, won't start in the 2011 Sonata
- need a new starter in the 2011 Sonata
- air bag light stays on in the 2011 Sonata
- multiple electrical failure in the 2015 Genesis
- engine won't turn over, won't start in the 2013 Santa Fe
Hyundai is being sued for using soy-based wire insulation that attracts rabbits, mice, squirrels and other creatures.
The Hyundai lawsuit alleges the automaker denies there is a problem by using the soy-based wiring and since no defect exists, any replacement parts will also consist of soy products.
The soy-based materials are more biodegradable and generally cost less than their plastic counterparts.…keep reading article "Rodents Are Attracted to Hyundai’s Soy-Based Wire Coating"