SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Yonhap) — Mercedes-Benz Korea, Hyundai Motor Co. and 7 different corporations will voluntarily recall over 470,000 automobiles to repair defective elements, the transport ministry mentioned Thursday.

That is the most recent in a collection of recollects by carmakers working in South Korea and car importers attributable to issues with car elements.

The 9 corporations, together with Honda Motor Co., Audi-Volkswagen Korea and Kia Corp., are recalling a mixed 478,371 items attributable to defective elements in 171 fashions, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport mentioned in a press release.

The issues embrace a defective emergency communication system in Mercedes-Benz’s E 300 4MATIC sedan, a defective hydraulic electro management unit in Hyundai’s Tucson SUV and Kia’s Stinger sports activities automotive and a defective drive shaft system in Honda’s Accord sedan, it mentioned.

The businesses have begun to offer or will supply restore and substitute companies. Automobile house owners can contact or go to designated restore and repair facilities to exchange the components freed from cost, the ministry mentioned.