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Recall 14V245000

Driver's Front Air Bag May Come Loose

Recall Details

The driver's side air bag mounted in the steering wheel may come loose from it's mounting. Dealers will inspect and tighten the bolts that secure it free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

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.

What Should You Do?

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., May 13, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 13, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
137,500
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V245000
Component
Summary
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Hyundai Tucson vehicles manufactured January 3, 2011, through December 23, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the air bag assembly installed in the steering wheel may come loose from its mounting.
Consequence
An air bag assembly that is not properly mounted may result in an increased risk of injury to the driver in the event of a crash.
Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the bolts that secure the driver's air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall began on May 9, 2014. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 118.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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