Kia K5, Hyundai Sonata Gas Tank Swelling, Expanding – Lawsuit Investigation 

Last Updated on June 21, 2024

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
2021-2024 Hyundai Sonata and Kia K5 owners and lessees who experienced swelling or expanding of their gas tank.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys are looking into reports that the fuel tanks in certain Hyundai Sonata and Kia K5 vehicles may be at risk for swelling and expansion. It’s possible a class action could be filed over the issue.
How Could a Class Action Lawsuit Help?
If filed and successful, a lawsuit could give drivers the chance to recover money for repair costs and loss of vehicle value. A class action lawsuit could also help force a fuel tank recall for the Kia K5 and Hyundai Sonata.
What Are Symptoms of Fuel Tank Swelling?
Some drivers who experienced the issue complained that their back seats were displaced due to fuel tank swelling, while others said they heard a loud bang, as if something had exploded. Fuel tank swelling symptoms may also include rough driving and reduced fuel capacity.
What You Can Do
If you experienced fuel tank swelling in your Kia K5 or Hyundai Sonata, help this investigation by filling out the form on this page and sharing your story. You may be able to help get a class action lawsuit on file.

The information submitted on this page will be forwarded to Berger Montague who has sponsored this investigation.

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