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Recall 14V713000

Brake Lights

Recall Details

Due to an electrical circuit failure the brake lights may not work, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will repair the brake light switch circuit to correct this concern.

Our Quick Take

The brake lights may not work as expected.

What Should You Do?

As of this writing Hyundai has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, 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 125.

Electrical & Lights, November 7, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 7, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
42,925
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V713000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Summary
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2009-2011 Hyundai Genesis vehicles manufactured April 30, 2008, to November 21, 2010, and 2011 Hyundai Equus vehicles manufactured July 31, 2010, to November 21, 2010. Due to a circuit failure, the stop lamps in the affected vehicles may not illuminate.
Consequence
A following vehicle may not recognize that the vehicle is slowing or coming to a stop if the stop lamps on the vehicle do not illuminate as expected. There is an increased risk of a rear-end crash as a result.
Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair the stop lamp switch circuit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-714-865-3920. Hyundai's number for this recall is 125.
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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