Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 28, 2017

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

17V213000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected:

99

Summary:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Electronic Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

Consequence:

Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 28, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-243-7766. Hyundai's number for this recall 161.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration