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Recall 00V332000

Recall 00V332000

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., October 31, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 31, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
972
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V332000
Component
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM SIDE AIR BAG SATELLITE SENSORS INSTALLED WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED, CAUSING THE AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE AND THE SIDE AIR BAGS TO NOT DEPLOY AS INTENDED IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Consequence
NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SIDE AIR BAGS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY DURING A CRASH WHERE SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT IS INTENDED.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TWO SATELLITE SENSORS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATIONBEGAN OCTOBER 31, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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