Hyundai Elantra Problems

Drivers Airbag May Cause Illumination of Warning Light on Hyundai Elantra

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The airbag warning light may illuminate due to an internal fault with the driver's side airbag. Hyundai has issued a recall for this concern. The recall applies to 1994 & 1995 models only.

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Hyundai Elantra Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 96,840 (53,000–148,000)
10 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012
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My airbag light came on for my 2010 hyundai elantra. My mother (who owns the same car) had the same issue and paid over $200 for it to be fixed. I am starting to notice many elantras having this problem. What should I do? My car is under a 200k warrantee.
Suffered a concussion during a car turning right in front of me. My airbags did not deploy. My light was never on to indicate there was any trouble with the air bag.
Airbag light came on. Was told it was the sensor in the passenger side seat. Dealership wanted $1300 to replace the seat.
The airbag light is on. The check engine light is also on. The power window on the driver's side is the only one that will work. None of the other ones will go either up or down.
I also had the airbag light on for quite some time. took my 98 elantra in to dealer for other repairs and they fixed the airbag issue no question asked by me. They did't even mention it too me. They just took care of the problem with the air bag system. I read there was an issue with a air bag control module in the ceneter console/shifter area known to go bad. Car was way out of warranty. Now, if I can just get CEL code P0442(evap system small leak detected) fixed I can pass inspection again.
It is still illuminated. The car is so old we haven't wanted to pay money to fix the problem.
have not fixed it yet. Airbag light is illuminated which runs concurrent with the door ajar signal sounding off every few miles. Corporate Hyundai said if I pay for the repair they will reimburse part of all of it.
Told seat belt assembly is causing airbag light to illuminate waiting to hear if covered or not