Hyundai Recalls

Models : Hyundai Santa Fe
Drive Train, April 27, 2011
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The right intermediate drive shaft may suffer from noise and excessive wear due to misalignment with the transmission right side output gear. As the splines on the intermediate shaft wear, a whirring and/or whining noise may develop and eventually result in damage to the automatic transmission output gear. Severe wear of the splines could result in a loss of drive force to the wheels, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the right side output gear and intermediate shaft and replace worn parts as necessary. Alignment of the intermediate shaft will also be inspected and corrected if needed. This recall is expected to begin during May 2011. The Hyundai recall number is 102.

Models : Hyundai Tucson
Body, Interior & Misc., April 20, 2011
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The red reflectors in the rear bumper do not meet the Federal safety standards for photometry, in this case, the amount of light reflected. This may make your vehicle hard to see, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear reflector assemblies. This recall is expected to begin during June 2011. The Hyundai recall number is 101.

Models : Hyundai Elantra
Body, Interior & Misc., March 15, 2011
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The air bag control module may receive an unstable electrical signal from the driver's fore/aft seat position sensor. This could cause the driver's front air bag to deploy at the incorrect pressure in the event of a crash, increasing risk of injury to the driver. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control module with updated software to correct this issue. This recall is expected to begin during April of 2011. The Hyundai recall number is 100.

Models : Hyundai Elantra
Body, Interior & Misc., March 15, 2011
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An electrical connector for the passenger front seat weight sensor is located under the center console. This connector can become contaminated, which could cause the passenger front air bag to deploy unnecessarily in the event of a crash. An unintended air bag deployment increases the risk of injury for an occupant in the front passenger seat. Dealers will install a protective cover over the affected connector to prevent contamination. This recall is expected to begin during April of 2011. The Hyundai recall number is 099.

Models : Hyundai Santa Fe
Brakes, December 29, 2010
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Hyundai is recalling certain 2011 Santa Fe vehicles due to leaking rear brake calipers. The leaking calipers will cause a loss of brake fluid, which may result in a loss of breaking power, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the rear calipers and replace them as necessary.

Models : Hyundai Sonata
Suspension & Steering, October 15, 2010
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Due to improper assembly, the steering intermediate shaft universal joint may become loose or completely disconnected from the steering gear. If this occurs, steering ability will be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the intermediate shaft universal joint connections for proper assembly and torque. Additionally, the power steering software will be updated. This recall is expected to begin by October 11, 2010. The Hyundai recall number is 097.

Models : Hyundai Sonata
Suspension & Steering, October 11, 2010
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Due to improper assembly, the steering intermediate shaft universal joint may become loose or completely disconnected from the steering gear. If this occurs, steering ability will be reduced, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the intermediate shaft universal joint connections for proper assembly and torque. Additionally, the power steering software will be updated. This recall is expected to begin by October 11, 2010. The Hyundai recall number is 097.

Models : Hyundai Sonata
Body, Interior & Misc., March 12, 2010
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The front inside door switch can remain in the unlatched position. As a result, one or both of the front doors could open unexpectedly while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the affected latches. This recall is expected to begin by March 12, 2010. The Hyundai recall number is 096.

Models : Hyundai Tucson
Body, Interior & Misc., March 5, 2010
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The air bag warning light may come on if an occupant over 240 pounds sits in the passenger seat. The air bag light being illuminated deactivates the air bag system. This could lead to serious injuries in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the PODS (Passenger Occupant Deactivation Switch) module. This recall began on February 15, 2010. The Hyundai recall number is 095.

Models : Hyundai Azera
Body, Interior & Misc., February 22, 2010
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The wiring harness for the right front seat belt tension sensor may become damaged after repeated use of the right front seat belt. If the wiring is damaged, the passenger front airbag will not deploy in the event of a crash. Dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall began February 22, 2010. The Hyundai recall number is 094.