Recalls & Defects For 2017 Hyundai Tucson



Vehicle Report: 2017 Hyundai Tucson

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Electrical System:wiring

Report Receipt Date: 11/21/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v842000

Summary
Hyundai motor america (hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 tucson vehicles manufactured may 19, 2015, to november 14, 2016, and 2017 santa fe vehicles manufactured november 28, 2015, to november 14, 2016. the affected vehicles may be equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness that, due to a malfunction of the tow hitch module, may result, in the trailer brake lights being constantly illuminated. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 108, " lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

Consequence
If the trailer brake lights stay illuminated while being used, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected accessory trailer hitch wiring harnesses, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin january 13, 2017. owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. hyundai's number for this recall is 153.

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:antilock/Traction Control/Electronic Limited Slip:control Unit/module

Report Receipt Date: 09/04/2020
NHTSA Campaign: 20v543000

Summary
Hyundai motor america (hyundai) recalled certain 2019-2021 tucson vehicles on september 4, 2020. on december 30, 2020, hyundai expanded the recall population, and added certain 2016-2018 tucson vehicles. the anti-lock brake hydraulic electronic control unit (hecu) could corrode internally and cause an electrical short, possibly resulting in an engine compartment fire.

Consequence
An engine compartment fire can increase the risk of injury or crash.

Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the hecu fuse. for 2019-2021 model years, the electronic stability control (esc) software will also be updated. recall repairs will be performed free of charge. owners are advised to park outside and away from structures as a precaution until the recall repair is complete. the recall began november 2, 2020. owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. hyundai's number for this recall is 195.

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: Engine

Report Receipt Date: 09/17/2021
NHTSA Campaign: 21v727000

Summary
Hyundai motor america (hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 tucson and sonata hybrid vehicles. the connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which can result in engine damage.

Consequence
A damaged engine can increase the risk of a fire or it can cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Dealers will inspect the engine. if bearing damage is found, the engine will be replaced. dealers will also install a software update containing a new knock sensor detection system (ksds). repairs will be performed free of charge. owner notification letters are expected to be mailed november 12, 2021. owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. hyundai's number for this recall is 209.

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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