Recalls & Defects For 2017 Hyundai Sonata



Vehicle Report: 2017 Hyundai Sonata

Recalls & Defects

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.


Recall Subject: Exterior Lighting:turn Signal

Report Receipt Date: 09/24/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v749000

Summary
Hyundai motor america (hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2017 sonata, 2016-2017 sonata hybrid, and sonata plug-in hybrid vehicles. the smart junction box (sjb) software logic may not properly interpret the signals received from the multifunction switch, which could cause the turn signal to activate in the opposite direction of what the driver intended.

Consequence
A turn signal that activates in the opposite direction of what was intended by the driver increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Dealers will update the sjb software, free of charge. owner notification letters are expected to be mailed november 19, 2021. owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. hyundai's number for this recall is 210.

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.nhtsa.gov.


Recall Subject: Latches/Locks/Linkages:trunk Lid:latch

Report Receipt Date: 08/06/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v619000

Summary
Hyundai motor america (hyundai) is recalling certain 2017-2018 sonata, 2016-2018 sonata hybrid, 2018-2020 accent, and 2016-2017 azera vehicles. the trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 401, "internal trunk release."

Consequence
A person inside the trunk compartment may become trapped, increasing their risk of injury.

Remedy
Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. owner notification letters are expected to be mailed october 1, 2021. owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. hyundai's number for this recall is 208.

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.nhtsa.gov.



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