Recalls & Defects For 2017 Hyundai Elantra


Vehicle Report: 2017 Hyundai Elantra


Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: AIR Bags:frontal

Report Receipt Date: 04/21/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v232000

Summary
Hyundai motor company (hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 sonata vehicles manufactured may 29, 2014 to february 11, 2016, 2017 elantra vehicles manufactured january 12, 2016 to february 22, 2016, and one 2016 sonata hybrid vehicle manufactured october 15, 2015. in these vehicles, the driver's frontal air bag may be missing a chemical enhancer required for the second stage air bag deployment, resulting in the second stage not deploying in certain crashes. the primary stage will deploy as intended.

Consequence
An air bag that does not inflate 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 began on may 5,2016. owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. hyundai's number for this recall is 144.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Service Brakes, Hydraulic:power Assist:hydraulic

Report Receipt Date: 01/26/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v063000

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.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Steering:electric Power Assist System

Report Receipt Date: 03/28/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v213000

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.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: AIR Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module

Report Receipt Date: 12/30/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v956000

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 began february 13, 2017. owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. hyundai's number for this recall is 156.

Notes
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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