The warning chime that sounds to alert vehicle occupants that their seat belts are not securely fastened may fail to sound. This could result in an occupant forgetting to buckle their seat belt, and increase risk of injury in a crash.
For vehicles equipped with a trailer hitch and wiring harness, the turn signals of the trailer may not operate as expected when activated. This is due to an issue with the wiring harness. This could result in a crash if other motorists can not determine the driver's intent to turn.
The windshield wipers may stop functioning due to corrosion on the wiper motor's circuit board. This can result in loss of clear visibility and increase risk of an accident.
The hose that carries transmission fluid to a cooler that keeps the fluid from overheating may develop a leak. This can result in transmission failure and the vehicle not moving when commanded.
The brakes may apply unexpectedly while driving, which can result in a loss of vehicle control.
The Hankook Ventus S1 noble2 tires that were installed from the factory as original equipment tires on certain Genesis models may develop cracks in the sidewall. This can result in loss of air pressure in the tire, and can result in tire failure and loss of vehicle control.
The fasteners that secure the rear differential to it's mounting position may loosen due to a misalignment of components upon vehicle assembly. This can cause the drive shaft to disconnect from the differential and result in a loss of vehicle acceleration and risk of undercarriage damage or an accident.
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.
The warning light for the anti-lock brake system will not illuminate as intended when a failure of that system occurs. This can cause a lack of awareness of an anti-lock brake system failure, which can cause unexpected vehicle characteristics that could result in a crash.
In cold weather states where road salt is used during icy conditions, the front coil springs could corrode and break, resulting in possible contact with a tire and loss of vehicle control.