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2003 Hyundai Elantra Recalls

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Most Recent 2003 Hyundai Elantra Recall

On July 17, 2009, Hyundai recalled 160,904 Hyundai Elantra. Hyundai is recalling 160,904 my 2001-2003 elantra and my 2003 tiburon vehicles originally sold in or currently registered in the states of connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin, and the district of columbia. road salt used during the winter months in these jurisdictions may result in internal corrosion and thinning of the steel in the front lower control arms. the corrosion may progress to the point where the lower control arm's upper and lower panels become perforated. a perforated front lower control arm may fracture between its ball joint attachment and the forward and rearward pivot attachments to the chassis.
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2003 Hyundai Elantra Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 17, 2009
Hyundai is recalling 160,904 my 2001-2003 elantra and my 2003 tiburon vehicles originally sold in or currently registered in the states of connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin, and the district of columbia. road salt used during the winter months in these jurisdictions may result in internal corrosion and thinning of the steel in the front lower control arms. the corrosion may progress to the point where the lower control arm's upper and lower panels become perforated. a perforated front lower control arm may fracture between its ball joint attachment and the forward and rearward pivot attachments to the chassis.
Summary on October 5, 2004
Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 301, "fuel system integrity" a valve on the fuel tank assembly may not close properly. if a vehicle rolls over and the fuel tank assembly valve is not properly closed, fuel spillage may occur.
Summary on June 30, 2004
Some passenger vehicles contain a fuel tank assembly valve that may not close properly. if a vehicle with a fuel tank assembly valve that is not properly closed were to roll over, fuel spillage may occur.
Summary on January 22, 2004
On certain passenger vehicles, the brake tubes for the rear brakes can contact the steering gearbox mounting brackets.
Summary on October 13, 2003
On certain passenger vehicles, the rear brake tubes pass behind the front suspension crossmember. two steering gearbox mounting brackets are welded to the crossmember. on vehicles equipped with an antilock brake system (abs), the rear brake tubes could contact both steering gearbox mounting brackets. on vehicles that are not equipped with abs, the rear brake tubes may contact only the left mounting bracket. contact between the rear brake tubes and the steering brackets could cause wear and corrosion that could result in brake fluid leakage.