If you own a Kia or Hyundai, there is a chance that you could be eligible for a free engine due to a class action settlement that affects millions of owners.

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If your Kia or Hyundai has experienced engine problems recently, and took your car into the dealership only to have it diagnosed with a blown engine, there is a chance that you may be owed a free replacement.

Several Kias and Hyundais appear on Car And Drivers best selling car list for New York State in 2022, so there is a good chance that tens of thousands of New Yorkers could be affected by the class action settlement.

The reason that you might be eligible for a free replacement engine, is due to the results of a recent class action settlement from 2021 that many Kia and Hyundai owners are unaware of.

The vehicles that are included by the settlement include the following from model years 2011 through 2019 with a "Theta" engine

  • Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
  • Hyundai Sonata
  • Hyundai Tucson
  • Kia Optima
  • Kia Sorento
  • Kia Sportage

So if you do own a 2011 through 2019 Kia or Hyundai with engine issues, there is a chance you may qualify for a free engine replacement.  Before you pay the big bill at the repair shop, here is what you need to do.

For Kia owners, you can see more details on the settlement by checking out their official settlement page by CLICKING HERE. You can start the process of filing a new claim by CLICKING HERE.

Hyundai owners can see the details on the engine-related recalls and software updates for some Hyundai models.  You can CLICK HERE to Click the VIN validation link and find out if your vehicle is affected.

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