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Hyundai Accent Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 16 Hyundai Accent recalls between 1995 and 2016. Learn if your Hyundai Accent is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 8, 2015

The brake light switch may fail resulting in the brake lights not functioning when the brakes are applied. This can also result in the shift lock not allowing release of the shifter from park, and the cruise control from deactivating when depressing the brake.

Recalls on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in November 2015. If you did 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 April 13, 2015

The passenger side air bag may not deactivate when a child seat is in the passenger front seat. This could cause the air bag to deploy in an accident, potentially injuring a child in the seat.

Hyundai will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning in June 2015. Additionally, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have that on hand when you contact them. The dealership will correct the software that controls the passenger air bag system to correct the problem. The Hyundai recall number is 129.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 1, 2013

Over 1,000,000 Hyundai vehicles are being recalled because the stop light switch can fail, resulting in loss of brake light operation and various other electrical concerns.

Hyundai will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles during June 2013. If you are experiencing problems with the brake lights, cruise control, shifter, push button start, or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system system, or if you don't receive recall notification after the notification date, please contact your Hyundai dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Hyundai recall number is 110.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2009

The stop lamp switch may fail, affecting numerous vehicle systems, many of which can increase the risk of a crash if they fail.

Consider this a high priority recall. the stop lamp switch could fail without warning. Please contact your Hyundai dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

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