2008 Hyundai Sonata Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 3 official 2008 Hyundai Sonata recalls. Find out if your 2008 Hyundai Sonata needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 12, 2013

In areas where salt is used to de-ice the roads, one or both rear suspension control arms could separate from the vehicle due to rust.

Hyundai will notify owners beginning the end of September 2013. If don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Hyundai recall number is 113.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2008

The front passenger seat sensor may not detect a small adult sitting in the front passenger seat. If this happens and the front passenger air bag is deactivated, the risk of injury in a crash may be increased.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the air bag may not deploy as designed. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 13, 2008

Replacement headlamp assemblies may not conform to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Improper aiming of the headlight may result in poor visibility, which can lead to a crash.

No action required. No units were ever sold to the public.