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A problem may prevent the engagement of the parking brake or it may allow the release of the brake after it has been engaged. This condition may allow the vehicle to roll while it is parked and may result in a crash.
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.
The parking brake lever ratchet pawl was not manufactured correctly on some models and may damage the teeth of the parking brake lever ratchet. This may prevent engagement of the parking brake or it may allow the release of the brake after it has been engaged. Dealers will replace the parking brake lever assembly. The recall began July 29, 2005. The Hyundai recall number is 071.