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2012 Hyundai Sonata Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 6 official 2012 Hyundai Sonata recalls. Find out if your 2012 Hyundai Sonata needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 8, 2017

The front seat belts could detach from their anchor pretensioners, resulting in occupants not being properly secured and protected in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 16, 2015

The brake lights may stay illuminated when the brake pedal is released, which can prevent drivers from knowing if the vehicle is slowing or stopping. Additionally, the shift lever for the automatic transmission may be moved from the park position without depressing the brake pedal. This could cause the vehicle to roll unintentionally.

Recalls on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify owners of affected vehicles in January 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 10, 2015

The engine may develop a knocking noise and could fail due to a manufacturing process allowing excessive metallic debris to remain after the crankshaft of the engine was manufactured and installed. This could result in the engine stopping and stalling, resulting in potential of a crash.

Recalls on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in November 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 18, 2014

The gear selected may not be properly shown by the transmission gear indicator.

Hyundai will notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning in September 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Hyundai dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Hyundai recall number is 123.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 24, 2012

Hyundai is recalling certain 2012-2013 Sonata passenger cars because the side curtain airbags may inflate unexpectedly.

Hyundai will notify owners with affected vehicles during August, 2012. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Hyundai dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 8, 2012

On certain vehicles, the center rear seat belt may incorporate a release mechanism that detaches both the lap and shoulder portion at the belt's lower anchor point. This design may not meet federal safety standards. Only vehicles in dealer inventory are being recalled at this time.

Hyundai has issued a "stop sale" order for vehicles currently in dealer inventory. It has not yet been decided if vehicles already delivered to customers will be recalled. If customer's vehicles are recalled, notification will be sent in the mail. If you have any questions, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.