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Hyundai Tucson Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 15 Hyundai Tucson recalls between 2005 and 2017. Learn if your Hyundai Tucson is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 21, 2016

When using a trailer hooked up to the vehicle accessory trailer hitch wiring harness, the brake lights for the trailer may stay illuminated. This could mislead other drivers and would increase risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in January, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 30, 2016

The engine will not accelerate when the accelerator is pressed and released repeatedly, during certain driving conditions and high temperatures. This could make the vehicle immovable and result in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 24, 2016

The hood may open unexpectedly while driving due to a secondary hood latch that fails to secure it. This could cause loss of visibility and vehicle control.

Recalls on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 10, 2016

For vehicles equipped with a trailer hitch and wiring harness, the turn signals of the trailer may not operate as expected when activated. This is due to an issue with the wiring harness. This could result in a crash if other motorists can not determine the driver's intent to turn.

Recalls on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in May, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Hyundai recall number is 142.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 2, 2016

The hose that carries transmission fluid to a cooler that keeps the fluid from overheating may develop a leak. This can result in transmission failure and the vehicle not moving when commanded.

Recalls on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in March, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Hyundai recall number is 139.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 13, 2014

The driver's side air bag as mounted in the steering wheel may come loose from its mounting. This can increase risk of injury in a crash.

Hyundai notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Hyundai recall number is 118.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 1, 2013

Over 1,000,000 Hyundai vehicles are being recalled because the stop light switch can fail, resulting in loss of brake light operation and various other electrical concerns.

Hyundai will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles during June 2013. If you are experiencing problems with the brake lights, cruise control, shifter, push button start, or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system system, or if you don't receive recall notification after the notification date, please contact your Hyundai dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Hyundai recall number is 110.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 20, 2011

The red reflectors installed in the rear bumper do not meet Federal safety standards. This could lead to reduced visibility of the rear of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high for owners who park their vehicles on a dark or dimly lit street. 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 March 5, 2010

The air bag safety restraint system in the vehicle has a feature that deactivates the passenger side front air bag if it detects a child in the right front seat. This same feature has a programmed flaw, which erroneously illuminates the air bag warning light if a passenger over 240 pounds sits in the right front seat. When the air bag warning light is on, the air bag system is non-functional, which could result in more significant injuries in a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if the air bag light comes on. 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 June 29, 2009

The stop lamp switch may fail, affecting numerous vehicle systems, many of which can increase the risk of a crash if they fail.

Consider this a high priority recall. the stop lamp switch could fail without warning. 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.