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November 21, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V842000
Trailer Brakes May Stay Illuminated


If the trailer brake lights stay illuminated while being used, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V842000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, TRAILER HITCHES

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,669

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Tucson vehicles manufactured May 19, 2015, to November 14, 2016, and 2017 Santa Fe vehicles manufactured November 28, 2015, to November 14, 2016. The affected vehicles may be equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness that, due to a malfunction of the tow hitch module, may result, in the trailer brake lights being constantly illuminated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, " Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected accessory trailer hitch wiring harnesses, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 13, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 153.
 

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December 30, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V956000
Driver Air Bag may not Fully Inflate

In the event of a crash, an air bag that does not inflate fully increases the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V956000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 110

Summary

Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2017 Hyundai Elantra vehicles manufactured April 15, 2016, to September 13, 2016, and Sonata vehicles manufactured May 27, 2016 to September 16, 2016. In these vehicles, the end seal for the driver's frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 13, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 156.
 

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January 26, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V063000
Loss of Power Brake Assist


A loss of power brake assist can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V063000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 33,803

Summary

Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake booster may fail, resulting in a loss of power brake assist.

Remedy

Hyundai has notified owners, and dealers will replace the brake system booster assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 6, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 157.
 

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March 6, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V142000
Incorrect Tire Pressure Sensor Mode/FMVSS 138

An underinflated inflated tire can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V142000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected 190

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The affected vehicles have a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that may not have been set in the correct mode during vehicle assembly, and therefore will not provide an appropriate warning in the event of an underinflated tire. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems."

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the TPMS sensors, free of charge. The recall is expected to being March 31, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for the recall is 159.
 

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March 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V152000
Seat Belt Linkages may Detach

In the event of a crash, if the seat belts detach from the anchor pretensioners, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V152000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 977,778

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the seat belt linkages for both front seat belts may detach from the seat belt anchor pretensioners.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners and dealers will inspect the connection between the seat belt linkages and the seat belt anchor pretensioners, repairing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017. Owner's may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for the recall is 160.
 

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March 28, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V213000
Loss of Electric Power Steering Assist


Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V213000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 99

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Electronic Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 28, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-243-7766. Hyundai's number for this recall 161.
 

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March 31, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V226000
Bearing Wear may result in Engine Seizure

Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V226000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 572,000

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Sonata and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine, replacing the engine short block, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 19, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 162.
 

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June 5, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V358000
Secondary Hood Latch may Bind and not Latch


If the hood is not securely closed or the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V358000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 437,400

Summary


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch actuating cable may corrode and bind, causing the secondary hood latch to remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary latch cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 30, 2017. Owner's may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for the recall is 163.
 

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June 5, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V359000
Parking Brake Indicator may not Illuminate


If the parking brake indicator is not illuminated when the parking brake is applied, the driver may operate the vehicle with the parking brake partially engaged, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V359000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components PARKING BRAKE

Potential Number of Units Affected 161,074

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Sonata and Genesis vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the warning light to indicate that the parking brake is applied may intermittently not illuminate in the dash due to corrosion in the switch.

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 30, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 164.
 

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June 5, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V365000
Driver's Seat Belt Anchor not Fastened Correctly


If the bolt was not sufficiently tightened, driver's seat belt may come unanchored in a collision, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V365000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 17,160

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolt for the driver's seat belt anchor might not have been sufficiently tightened during assembly.

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners and dealers will verify that the driver's seatbelt anchor is properly secured, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 30, 2017. Owner's may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for the recall is 165.
 

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August 28, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V532000
Coolant may Contact EPCU and cause Stall

If coolant contacts the EPCU, a stall may result, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V532000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 218

Summary

Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Ioniq Electric Vehicles. Manufacturing defects within the Electronic Power Control Unit (EPCU) may allow coolant to contact the unit's circuit board.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the EPCU, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 29, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai Customer Service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 166.
 

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September 20, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V577000
Front Coil Springs may Fracture and Puncture Tire


If the coil spring fractures, it can puncture the tire, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V577000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 197

Summary


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The front coil springs may have been improperly manufactured and, as a result, may fracture under certain loads while driving.

Remedy

All of the affected vehicles are currently unsold on dealer lots. Dealers will replace both front coil springs, free of charge prior to the vehicle's sale. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 167.
 

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September 20, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V578000
Engine Bearing Wear may cause Engine Stall


The engine bearing wear may cause the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V578000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 420

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe vehicles equipped with 3.3L engines. The crankshaft assemblies may have been produced with surface irregularities in the crankshaft pin, causing engine bearing wear.

Remedy


Hyundai will notify all owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the engine, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 18, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 168.
 

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October 4, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V617000
Seat Belt Linkage Detaches from Pretensioner


If the seat belt linkage detaches from the seat belt anchorage, it can not properly restrain the occupant in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V617000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 443,545

Summary


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid vehicles previously repaired under recall campaign 17V-152. The seat belt linkages for both front seat belts may detach from the seat belt anchor pretensioners.

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will again verify the connection between the seat belt linkage and the pretensioner and additionally install a warning label to prevent future seat belt linkage detachment, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 169.
 

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November 30, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V769000
Brake Pedal Stopper may Deteriorate

If the brake light switch plunger does not retract as it should when the brake pedal is not being pressed, the brake lights may stay illuminated preventing accurate communication to following vehicles that the vehicle is slowing or stopping. Additionally, if the brake switch plunger is not retracted, then the transmission can be shifted out of PARK without depressing the brake pedal. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V769000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 390,467

Summary

Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Elantra sedan, coupe and GT vehicles. The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate allowing the brake light switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. This will allow the brake lights to remain illuminated continuously. It can also allow the shift lever to be moved without depressing the brake pedal, or activate the engine management brake pedal override feature.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 170. This campaign expands recall 16V574.
 

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December 13, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V801000
Inflator Component may Detach During Deployment

If the component detaches during deployment, the curtain air bag may not inflate properly during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, if the detached component were to enter the vehicle occupant compartment, there could be an increased risk of occupant injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V801000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,201

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 171.
 

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January 9, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V026000
ABS Module May Short Circuit


An electrical short within the ABS Module may cause an engine compartment fire, even when the car is turned off, increasing the risk of an injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V026000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 87,854

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera and 2006 Hyundai Sonata vehicles. Water may enter the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module and result in an electrical short .

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will install a relay in the vehicle's main junction box to prevent the risk of an ABS short-circuit while the car is turned off, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 23, 2018. Owners may call Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 172.
 

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February 17, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V118000
Steering Wheel May Detach from Steering Column


A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V118000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 43,941

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The steering wheel assembly may break, possibly resulting in the steering wheel separating from the steering column while driving.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will check the production lot number of the steering wheel assembly, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 16, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 173.
 

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February 27, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V137000
Air Bags/Seat Belt Pretensioners may be Disabled

If the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a vehicle crash that necessitates deployment of these safety systems.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V137000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 154,753

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011 Sonata vehicles. In the event of a crash, the air bag control unit (ACU) may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags from deploying.

Remedy


The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin April 20, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 174.
 

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March 12, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V166000
Voltage Protection Device Improper Activation


If the VPD activates while the vehicle is being operated in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V166000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,840

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will remove the VPD switch and install a new Battery Management System (BMS) that contains an Overvoltage Protection Device (OPD). The recall is expected to begin May 4, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 175.
 
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