Hyundai Elantra Recall 13V115000
Loose Headliner Support Bracket
Body, Interior & Misc., April 1, 2013
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Our Quick Take:
2011-2013 Elantra models are being recalled because side airbag deployment could displace a headliner support bracket, increasing the chances of injury to the occupants.
What Should You Do?
The remedy for this recall is expected to be available in May 2013. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Hyundai recall number is 109.
Hyundai found that a support bracket for the headliner could come loose when the side curtain airbags are deployed. In the event the side airbag is deployed, the bracket could come loose and cause injury to the occupants. Dealers will apply adhesive strips to the headliner to correct this concern.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer's Report Date: April 1, 2013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V115000
NHTSA Action Number: EA12008
Component: AIR BAGS , STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 186,254
Summary: Hyundai Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Elantra vehicles manufactured from November 12, 2010, through March 05, 2013. A support bracket attached to the headliner may become displaced during a side curtain airbag deployment.
Consequence: If the headliner support bracket makes contact with an occupant during a crash, it may cause a laceration injury.
Remedy: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will apply adhesive strips to the headliner, free of charge. A remedy is expected to be available in May 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 109.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration