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Recall 17V063000

Power Brake Assist Fails

Recall Details

The power brake booster may fail, causing loss of power braking assistance. Dealers will replace the brake system booster assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The power assist for the braking system may fail, resulting in the need to use excessive force to stop the vehicle. Stopping lengths may be longer because of this, which could 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 February, 2017. 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

Brakes, January 26, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 26, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
33,803
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V063000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Summary
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake booster may fail, resulting in a loss of power brake assist.
Consequence
A loss of power brake assist can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Hyundai has notified owners, and dealers will replace the brake system booster assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 6, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 157.
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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