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Recall 16V628000

Engine Will Not Accelerate When Pedal Pressed And Released Repeatedly

Recall Details

The engine may not accelerate when the accelerator pedal is pressed and released repeatedly, during certain driving conditions and high temperatures. Dealers will update the transmission control module software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

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.

What Should You Do?

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.

Affected Cars

Engine, August 30, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 30, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
41,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V628000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , POWER TRAIN
Summary
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016 Tucson vehicles manufactured May 20, 2015 through May 31, 2016 and equipped with a 7-speed EcoShift Dual Clutch Transmission. Certain driving conditions and high temperatures may cause the vehicle to not move if the accelerator pedal is pressed and released repeatedly.
Consequence
Inability to move the vehicle while in traffic may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the Transmission Control Module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 28, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 149.
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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