Hyundai Recalls

Models : Hyundai Santa Fe
Body, Interior & Misc., June 11, 2008
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The certification label on the driver side center pillar lists the incorrect gross axle weight rating (GAWR). Overloading your vehicle may adversely affect handling/braking and could result in tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Hyundai will mail corrected labels and installation instructions to vehicle owners. Dealers will install the labels upon request. The Hyundai recall number is 084.

Models : Hyundai Sonata
Body, Interior & Misc., June 2, 2008
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The front passenger seat sensor, to detect a child seat or adult in the seat, may recognize a small adult as a child seat. If this happens and the front passenger air bag is deactivated, the risk of injury in a crash may be increased. Dealers will verify the Occupant Classification System (OCS) is not working properly. After verification, dealers will remove the front passenger seat cushion and send it to a repair facility. The recall began May 26, 2008. The Hyundai recall number is 083.

Models : Hyundai Santa Fe
Body, Interior & Misc., March 31, 2008
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The trailer towing wiring harness module may short circuit and overheat. This may cause a fire hazard and damage the rear bumper cover. Dealers will replace the wiring harness. The Hyundai recall number is 082. This recall began on March 31, 2008.

Models : Hyundai Sonata
Electrical & Lights, February 13, 2008
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Replacement headlamp assemblies may not conform to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard because they may not have been aligned properly and fail to conform to the photometric requirements. Improper aiming of the headlight may result in poor visibility and possibly result in a crash. Dealers were notified and returned their supply of headlights to Hyundai. The Hyundai recall number is 080.

Models : Hyundai Tucson
Suspension & Steering, February 1, 2008
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On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with electronic stability program (ESP) , the yaw rate sensor may become too sensitive and may re-calibrate incorrectly. While driving the ESP program may cause the engine to reduce power and may cause a brake at one of the wheels to be inappropriately applied. This may lead to loss of control and a crash. The dealer will Reprogram the ESP unit free of charge. The Hyundai recall # is 068

 

Models : Hyundai Tucson
Body, Interior & Misc., September 6, 2007
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On certain vehicles, static air bad deployment testing conducted by the NHTSA using female dummies showed that a small stature adult driver not wearing a seat belt and involved in a frontal or near frontal crash, the deployment of the driver air bag may not occur. This could lead to an increased chance of injury. The dealer will replace the air bag with an upgraded unit free of charge. The Hyundai recall # is 079

Models : Hyundai Tucson
Body, Interior & Misc., January 29, 2007
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On certain vehicles, static air bad deployment testing conducted by the NHTSA using female dummies showed that a small stature adult driver not wearing a seat belt and involved in a frontal or near frontal crash, the deployment of the driver air bag may not occur. This could lead to an increased chance of injury. The dealer will replace the air bag with an upgraded unit free of charge. The Hyundai recall # is 079

Models : Hyundai Sonata
Body, Interior & Misc., October 2, 2006
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The air bag warning label installed on the sunvisors may have lost adhesion or become distorted and illegible. If the labels are missing or cannot be read, the driver or front seat passenger will not have information that may help them in a crash. Dealers will replace the sunvisor assemblies free of charge. The recall began October 2, 2006. The Hyundai recall number is 076.

Models : Hyundai Santa Fe
Engine, August 17, 2006
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The fuel tank wall was too thin on some released fuel tanks. These units were all caught prior to customer delivery. Dealers replaced the affected fuel tanks. The Hyundai recall number is 077.  This recall began on August 17, 2006.

Models : Hyundai Sonata
Electrical & Lights, June 26, 2006
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On some models, the inner bezels of the headlamps were not assembled properly, so the turn signals may not be positioned correctly. This may cause the intensity of the turn signals to be reduced. Reduced visibility of the turn signals may increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the left and right headlamp assemblies. The recall began June 26, 2006. The Hyundai recall number is 075.