WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- A defective brake lamp problem has Hyundai and Kia recalling 1.6 million vehicles.
The faulty lamps send out the wrong signals to the car's "electric brain."
The defect can cause the gear selector to get stuck in park.
NHTSA Hyundai Recall Notice
NHTSA Kia Recall Notice
The recall impacts several models from 2007 through 2011.