Hyundai Sonata Recall Information – Recalls and Problems

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NEWS: Hyundai is recalling 2006-2010 Sonata and 2006-2011 vehicles

Report Receipt AUG 12, 2013

NHTSA Campaign 13V354000

Component(s): SUSPENSION

Number of Units Affected:

AUGUST 2013 – is recalling certain model 2006-2010 Sonata vehicles March 1, 2005, through 21, 2010; and model year Azera vehicles manufactured 27, 2005, through November 22, originally sold in, or currently in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Road salt and water can portions of the rear crossmember, to corrosion of the crossmember steel.

may lead to detachment of one of the rear arms. Control arm separation may change the rear wheel affecting the handling of the vehicle, the risk of a crash. Hyundai notify owners, and dealers repair or replace the crossmember

The recall is expected to begin by the end of 2013. Hyundai’s recall is 113. Owners may also the National Highway Traffic Administration Vehicle Safety at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

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Hyundai is recalling 2007-2009 and Tucson, 2007-2010 Elantra, Santa Fe, 2008-2009 Veracruz, Genesis Coupe, and 2011 vehicles

Report Receipt APR 01, 2013

NHTSA Campaign 13V113000

Component(s): EXTERIOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Number of Units Affected:

APRIL 2013 — Motor Company (Hyundai) is certain model year Accent and Tucson, model 2007-2010 Elantra, model 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model 2008-2009 Veracruz, model 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and year 2011 Sonata The stop lamp switch in the vehicles may malfunction.

A malfunctioning lamp switch may cause the lights to not illuminate when the pedal is depressed or may cause an to deactivate the cruise control by the brake pedal. Additionally, a stop lamp switch may result in intermittent operation of the start feature, affect the of the brake-transmission shift interlock preventing the shifter from moved out of the PARK position and the Electronic Stability Control malfunction light to illuminate.

to illuminate the stop lamps braking or inability to disengage the control could increase the of a crash. Hyundai will owners, and dealers will the stop lamp switch, of charge. The safety recall begin by June 2013. recall campaign number is

Owners may also contact the Highway Traffic Safety Vehicle Safety Hotline at (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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NEWS: and its Kia are recalling more than 1.8 cars and SUVs in the United

APRIL 2013 — Motor Corp and its Kia Motors are recalling more than 1.8 cars and SUVs in the United to address a potentially faulty and a loose headliner, according to safety regulators.

Hyundai is 1,059,824 cars and SUVs and Kia vehicles from model 2007 through 2011 to a switch that could and increase the risk of a crash, to documents filed with National Highway Traffic Administration.

A Kia spokesman in the United said the company was not aware of any or injuries related to the issue and did not any information on whether the recall was done in other countries. A spokesman in the United States there had been no reports of or injuries.

In addition, Hyundai is 186,254 Elantra cars model years 2011 2013 to apply adhesive to prevent the headliner from displaced during a side airbag deployment, the NHTSA The Hyundai spokesman said was one report of a minor injury, a cut related to the issue.

In the larger the malfunctioning stop lamp may cause the brake lights not to when the brake pedal is or may cause an inability to deactivate the control by pressing the brake the NHTSA said.

The switch may cause intermittent operation of the start feature, prevent the from being moved out of the position, allow the driver to the shifter out of park without the brake, or cause the electronic control malfunction light to according to NHTSA documents.

to illuminate the brake lights or cruise control could the risk of a crash, while the brake-transmission interlock could in a vehicle rollaway, the NHTSA

The South Korean automakers are owners, and dealers will the switch at no cost.

The affected models include 2007-2009 cars and Tucson SUVs, Elantras, 2007-2011 Santa Fe 2008-2009 Veracruz SUVs, Genesis coupes and 2011 cars, according to the NHTSA.

The Kia models include 2011 cars, 2007-2010 Rondo 2007 Sedona minivans, Sorento crossovers, 2010-2011 cars and 2007-2010 Sportage

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NEWS — July 29,

JULY 2012 — Motor Co. is recalling some Fe SUVs and Sonata sedans of problems with their air

The Santa Fe recall involves 200,000 vehicles in the 2007 to model years. Hyundai will reprogram the front air bag sensors so they will detect when a small is seated.

Hyundai said it complaints from some under 130 pounds whose air didn’t deploy. No injuries been reported. The air bags originally programmed not to go off to protect

The company is also recalling Sonata sedans from the and 2013 model years their side air bags go off without warning.

Hyundai it has received 16 complaints about the air bags, but no injuries have reported.

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JULY 2012 — is recalling certain model 2012-2013 Hyundai sonata cars, manufactured from 24, 2012, through June 21, The curtain side airbags on vehicles may inflate without command due to an error during The curtain airbag may inflate deployment command and increase the of injury to occupants of the vehicle.

an unexpected deployment would be a driver distraction and would the driver’s visibility, increasing the of a crash. Hyundai dealers notify owners, and dealers replace the curtain side free of charge. This is expected to begin during 2012.

Hyundai’s recall number is 106. Customers may the national highway traffic vehicle safety administrations at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to 12V-352

NEWS: Hyundai to Sonata Hybrid Sedans in

MARCH 2012 — model year Hyundai hybrid vehicles produced on December 2, 2010, and shipped to through March 7, 2012, are equipped with a center seat belt incorporating a mechanism that detaches the lap and shoulder portion at the lower point, fail to conform to motor vehicle safety no. 208, occupant crash

Hyundai dealers are replacing the rear seat belts in hybrid vehicles currently in inventory with center seat belts that are not from the lower anchorage prior to delivery to customers. dealers are replacing the center seat belts in approximately Sonata hybrid vehicles in dealer inventory with rear seat belts are not detachable from the lower point prior to delivery to

For the approximately 13,095 vehicles have been delivered to hyundai motor company to file a petition for an exemption the recall requirements of the national and motor vehicle safety act on the that the noncompliance described is as it relates to motor vehicle Therefore, the manufacturer is not obligated to an owner notification and remedy until nhtsa has resolved petition. If the petition is denied, the will be notified and must undertake its notification and remedy obligations 12V-098

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OCTOBER 2010 Hyundai is recalling certain year 2011 Sonata manufactured from December 11, through September 10, 2010. On of these vehicles the steering intermediate shaft universal connections may have been improperly assembled or insufficiently

Improper assembly or insufficient of the connections could result in a separation or compromised attachment of the such that the driver experience a loss of, or reduction in, capability increasing the risk of a Dealers will inspect the column intermediate shaft joint connections for proper and torque. In addition dealers update the power steering free of charge.

The safety recall began on 11, 2010. 10V-457

NEWS: to recall 139,500 Sonata in U.S.

YAHOO NEWS September 27, 2010 Hyundai South Korea’s top automaker, recall some 139,500 sedans sold in the United due to steering issues that cause a loss or reduction of control, the U.S. National Traffic Safety Administration said on Sunday.

A Hyundai confirmed the recall.

The vehicles built from December September 10, according to the NHTSA

In February, Hyundai recalled of its 2011 Sonata sedans in Korea and U.S. because of faults in the front door

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SEPTEMBER 2010 Hyundai is recalling certain year 2011 Sonata manufactured from December 11, through September 10, 2010. On of these vehicles the steering intermediate shaft universal connections may have been improperly assembled or insufficiently

Improper assembly or insufficient of the connections could result in a separation or compromised attachment of the such that the driver experience a loss of, or reduction in, capability increasing the risk of a Dealers will inspect the column intermediate shaft joint connections for proper and torque. In addition dealers update the power steering free of charge.

The safety is expected to begin during 2010. 10V-426

MARCH – Hyundai-Kia has notified about a defect in certain year 2011 Sonata manufactured from December 11, through February 15, 2010. The inside door lock can remain in the unlatched position. The may not be in the locked position and may open the vehicle is in motion, possibly in injury to the driver or passenger.

will notify owners and will repair the vehicles by latches affected by this campaign free of charge. The recall began on March 12, Hyundai’s recall campaign is 096. 10V-070

MAY 2009 Hyundai is recalling 91,202 MY Hyundai Sonata vehicles. use of the interior door handle may wear of the chrome plate. If the top of the handle has very thin plating, that portion of the may wear away more than more thickly areas as the door handle is

The worn chrome plating on the edge of the handle may result in a or separation between the chrome on the inboard and outboard surfaces of the which may form a sharp This may inflict laceration to anyone using the door Dealers will repair the plated interior door free of charge. The recall is to begin during June

Owners may contact Hyundai assistance center at 1-800-633-5151. recall was the subject of a Preliminary PE08-071, conducted by the Office of Investigation. 09V-171

APRIL — Hyundai is recalling MY 2006-2007 Accent, Entourage, MY 2007 Azera, Elantra and FE, MY 2005-2007 Tucson and MY 2007-2008 vehicles. The stop lamp in the affected vehicles may malfunction. A stop lamp switch may the brake lights to not illuminate the brake pedal is depressed or may the brake lights to remain when the brake pedal is

A stop lamp switch may also affect the operation of the shift interlock feature so the shifter would not be able to be out of the park position. It may also the electronic stability control malfunction light to illuminate, and it may not the cruise control when the pedal is depressed. Any of these alone or in combination, may lead to a

Dealers will replace the lamp switch free of The recall began on April 23, Owners may contact the Hyundai Assistance Center at 1-800-633-5151.

recall was the result of a Preliminary conducted by the Office of Defects 09V-122

APRIL 2009 Hyundai is recalling 175,765 MY Sonata and MY 2001-2004 XG300 and vehiclesoriginally sold in or currently in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the Of Columbia. Road saltapplied in jurisdictions during the winter may result in progressive, internal of the front sub-frame on the vehicles, and may in thinning or perforation of the sub-frame

The corrosion is frequently visible and discovered during inspection or maintenance, and owners may also noises or notice tire and steering pull. If these are undetected or unheeded, the corrosion may and the forward mounting of the lower arm may detach from the sub-frame.

If happens, the vehicle may lose power to the wheels, and the front may make contact with the or wheel well, thereby the risk of a crash. Dealers measure the thickness of the front and inspect the front sub-frame for damage and, if necessary, the sub-frame will be replaced a new sub-frame that incorporates holes in the upper and lower

If the front sub-frame does not replacement, the dealer will add holes to the sub-frame and will the sub-frame withrust-proofing material to the corrosion process. This will be performed free of The recall is expected to begin April 2009. Owners may the Hyundai Customer Assistance at 1-800-633-5151.

This recall was the of an Engineering Analysis conducted by the of Defects Investigation. 09V-124

Hyundai recalls 90K Sonata to fix handles

(Yahoo News) — May — WASHINGTON Hyundai Co. is recalling more than Sonata sedans to replace handles that have cuts on the fingers of some

The South Korean automaker the recall affects 2002 and model year Sonatas. The says chrome plating on the handles could wear leading to cracking and sharp

A Hyundai spokesman says a few have cut their fingers on the chrome plating. Sonata can take their car to a Hyundai to have the handles repaired of charge beginning in June.

RECALL INFO: Hyundai

APRIL 2008 — is recalling 393,714 MY 2006-2008 vehicles equipped with an air bag system which features an classification system (OCS) in the front seat. The purpose of the OCS is to the right passenger seat air bag when it detects the presence of a restraint system or small in the right front seat. The front air bag is disabled to prevent to a child that may result air bag inflation during a crash.

of a small stature … as a in the right front passenger may cause the air bag to not inflate in a crash merits air bag deployment and may result in to the right front occupant. will verify that the OCS not properly recognize a properly … occupant. After dealers will remove the front seat cushion and ship it to an evaluation and repair

This facility will and repair or reprogram the seat and OCS as necessary. The recall is expected to on or about May 26, 2008. Owners may Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. 08V-161

Rusting Hyundai Sonatas Federal Probe

Corrosion can suspension to fail, wheels to off

ConsumerAffairs.com — April 29, — The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) is allegations that the subframe on the Sonata can corrode to the point of the suspension to fail.

The Office of Investigation (ODI) at NHTSA has 40 consumer complaints about corrosion in the 1999 through model year Sonatas.

have reported “fist-sized in the frame” that can cause the control arm to detach from the according to federal safety

The result can be “wheel collapse or half shaft detachment in sudden vehicle disablement and or anomalies, according to the NHTSA Web

The federal agency has also reports of corrosion in the engine and front cross-member.

NHTSA that “there appears to be an trend in failures, with 10 so far in 2008, 19 in 2007, 11 in 2006 and 1 in

Most of the complaints come states where large of salt are used on roads snowy months, according to

The “salt belt” states to NHTSA are Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the of Columbia.

Some consumers discovering the severe corrosion routine maintenance such as an oil but the majority of the complaints “allege the corrosion was not detected until it in suspension failure” or a wheel off, according to NHTSA.

owners reported traveling at from 5 to 65 mph when they the suspension failure. Some of the “resulted in the vehicle becoming in the traffic lane at night the driver and child stuck in the according to the NHTSA Web sit. traffic swerved around the at high speeds,” NHTSA

One consumer told federal regulators that the Hyundai was “stuck in the middle of a dangerous

Another reported the sonata was so rusted the vehicle was declared a loss by the insurance company the lower control arm completely from the vehicle “causing the to detach from the transmission and in damage to the wheel housing and panel from the detached

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NEWS: Hyundai 393,714 Sonata cars

(AP) — April 15, — Hyundai Motor Co. Tuesday it was recalling 393,714 passenger cars in the United to fix a problem with the air bag system in the passenger seat.

The automaker the recall affects 2006-2008 vehicles equipped with an air bag system. The system disables the passenger seat’s front air bag it detects the presence of a child system or a small child in the

The right front air bag is disabled to injuries to a child that result from the air bag inflating a crash.

Hyundai said it some complaints that the was misclassifying a small … as a and shutting off the passenger air bag. The said the misclassification would the air bag from inflating in a crash, leading to an injury to the passenger.

spokesman Miles Johnson the company was not aware of any injuries and was the recall to ensure the safety for our

Dealers will evaluate the air bag and the make any necessary repairs. The is expected to begin in late

MORE INFO: Hyundai NEW RECALL: August 30, 2005

(Reuters) — NHTSA Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd.was 36,000 of its Sonata cars the 2006 model year their front seat may interfere with the manual back recliner knob. The belt may cause unexpected of the front seat back potentially resulting in an injury to NHTSA said.

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