Hyundai Accent Repair and Maintenance
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Hyundai Accent ProblemsRoad salt may cause rust in lower suspension/coil spring
In areas where the roads are heavily salted during the winter, rust may occur in the front lower suspension or suspension coil spring. There are three separate recalls for road salt damage to the coil spring and/or control arm on 1995-1997 vehicles. Not all recalls may apply to all models so check with your local dealer to see if your vehicle is included. Our technicians remind us that if recall repairs are not completed to your satisfaction you should contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. For more information on these recalls please click here»
Hyundai Accent QuestionsIs there any adjustments for Throttle position sensor, when installing new one. (1 answer)
Hyundai Accent RecallsBrake Light Switch Failure
The brake light switch may stop functioning, resulting in the lack of brake lamp operation, cruise control deactivation and shifter lock not releasing when depressing the brake pedal. Dealers will replace the brake light switch free of charge to resolve the concern.
The Occupant Detection System (ODS) of the restraint system may not sense a child seat in the passenger front seat. This may cause the passenger front air bag to remain active when a child seat is installed, which can cause unintended deployment in a collision. Dealers will correct ODS software to resolve this concern.
The affected vehicles are being recalled because the brake light switch can fail prematurely, resulting in the loss of brake light operation. Other systems that may be affected include: cruise control, push-button start, gear shifter, and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.