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Recall 16V956000

Recall 16V956000

Body, Interior & Misc., December 30, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 30, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
110
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V956000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2017 Hyundai Elantra vehicles manufactured April 15, 2016, to September 13, 2016, and Sonata vehicles manufactured May 27, 2016 to September 16, 2016. In these vehicles, the end seal for the driver's frontal air bag inflator may not have been properly installed, possibly resulting in reduced inflation of the frontal air bag in the event of a crash.
Consequence
In the event of a crash, an air bag that does not inflate fully increases the risk of injury.
Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 13, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 156.
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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