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Hyundai recalls 32,000 vehicles in Canada

Hyundai has recalled more than 220,000 vehicles across North America, an estimated 32,000 of those in Canada.

One of the recalls involves 2012 and 2013 Sonatas; the other, a number of Santa Fe SUVs built in 2007 and 2008.

Both models have had problems with airbags.

In the Sonatas there have been reports side airbags have deployed without warning.

An estimated 1,900 Sonatas are affected in Canada.

In the Santa Fes, the advanced airbag system is designed to deactivate when a small child is sitting in the passenger seat. However, Hyundai says a small adult could mistakenly trigger the same response.

The company has received 16 complaints so far, but no injuries have been reported.

Hyundai dealers will notify owners and replace the airbags free of charge, but those concerned may also bring their car to a dealership.