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Recall 17V213000

Power Steering Assistance Fails

Recall Details

The power steering assist of the vehicle may fail due to a damaged electronic power steering connector. Dealers will replace the electronic power steering system motor free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The power steering assist may fail resulting in higher steering effort, increasing risk of a crash.

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 April, 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

Suspension & Steering, March 28, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 28, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
99
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V213000
Component
STEERING

Summary
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Electronic Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.
Consequence
Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 28, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-243-7766. Hyundai's number for this recall 161.
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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