This version of the Elantra is a considerable improvement over the model it replaces. Like other offerings from Hyundai during this period, it has user-friendly and clear controls, along with very good fit and finish, a comfortable and quiet ride -- and handling that's safe if not agile. The Elantra also offers good fuel economy for its class.
Alerts
There are 6 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

We expect the 2022 Elantra will have about average reliability when compared to the average new car. This prediction is based on data from 2021 models. Select the used car model year to see reported issues with those similar past models.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2007 Hyundai Elantra owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"Mild, consistent pulling to the left, over several years of ineffective alignments. They finally discovered that the electronic steering was not centered on zero before performing the alignment. This improved steering by about 90%. It has since de"

Richard W., MI (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"With normal driving the wheels went out of align causing the replacement of 2 front tires after only 20,000 miles. After replacing the tires and realigning the new tires the alignment seemed to go out again about 23,000 miles"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear wheel toe in was out of adjustment and the manufacture provided no way to align it. I had to buy after market parts so it could be aligned"

Calvin W., UT (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Bushings

"The front control arm bushings had Deteriorated so badly the cars front end was making a horrible noise and occasionally the right front tire would not function without a bad grinding noise. We had both front control arms replaced as Casey Automotive would not just replace the control arm bushings"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Bushings wearing out prematurely."

Anonymous, WI (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

"I ahd to replace the struts. It was very expensive"

Anonymous, DC (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"had to replace all shocks and struts. Also upper control arm in rear was broken"

Scott F., OH (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Springs or torsion bars

"Warped sway bar links"

Barry R., MA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"lower control arm replacement not in listing"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"clicking in steering wheel when turning back and forth."

Anonymous, WI (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Rubber coupling in steering developed excessive play. Hyundai, without prompting, sent me an extended warranty on this specific item (10Yr, 100,000Mi), but it had JUST expired when I finally took it to the shop. Repair was not expensive"

Abraham L., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Electric Power Steering sensor in steering column requires replacement. $3,000 for new steering column is required to correct the problem. When sensor malfunctions, it turns the PS off and the car is very difficult to steer. When this occurs, I must pull to the side of the road, turn off the ignition and restart the car to reset the power steering. It will then operate normally for another few weeks. The Hyundai dealer told me that this is not uncommon for this model."

Michael G., SD (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"By the sound and behavior, thought this was a worn tie-rod bushing. Turned out to be a worn vibration-dampening coupling in the steering linkage. Cost about $200 to have replaced."

Abraham L., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"sway bar needed replacement"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Steering wheel vibration

"It has some vibration and some "clicking" or "knocking" noise when first turning wheel. Haven't had it fixed"

Robert P., AZ (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"I had two major repairs both regarding the brakes. The ABS light came on and the front end vibrated brakes were applied. Issues occurred at different times. Cost for both repairs were around $1,300. Calipers were replaced and rotors installed. Part was ordered from Hyundai and installed for the ABS issue."

Anonymous, FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Tie rods

"Outer tie rod ends were worn and needed replacing"

Steven D., WA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Low mileage, but still wears out the tie rod bushings to quickly on city streets"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Tire wear is uneven

"Toe was extremely out of spec on the rear of the car. Toe is not adjustable on this car. Had mechanic buy an aftermarket kit that allows adjustability and install it along with new struts, shocks and bushings due to age and mileage"

Dave L., OH (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"as previously mentioned this was caused, according to my mechanic, by less than quality front end parts on the Hyundai"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The inside of the left rear tire was wearing because it couldn't be aligned. I had to buy after market parts so it could be aligned correctly"

Calvin W., UT (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"ABS sensor failure"

Anonymous, ME (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Sensor defective"

Max G., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Calipers

"Extreme rusting and seizure"

Anonymous, ME (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Dealer is emphatic that annual $200+ brake service required to avoid caliper seizing."

W K., ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Normal routine brake wear

"Had front brake pads replaced"

Dorothy M., BC (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"had to replace rotors and pads at purchase"

Thomas A., IL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Parking brake

"Rusted out and needed to be replaced"

Jonathan B., MA (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Premature brake wear

"Breaks don't seem to last long on my elantra. I feel i'm always changing something regarding the breaks on my car. Don't know all the details, not a mechanic"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"cracked brake pads"

Scott F., OH (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"I've had a brake job almost every other year since i purchased this car. New brakes now 3 times"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Rotors

"They lasted for years mainly because I drove less than 70 miles to and from work three days a week. I’m not a driver who applies brakes often or rapidly. The rotors were turned once and then years later replaced."

Anonymous, FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaking

"The annoying squeak is from the brake pedal mechanism under the floor. It happens as you lift your foot OFF the pedal. My garage has never been able to find/ fix it, nor has the nearest Hyundai dealer"

B K., BC (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"The car filled with pools of water from a leak on the seal over the back door. The seal was patched and the car needed to be garaged to dry out the upholstery"

Linda G., OR (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

"The rear view mirror rattles. We have tried to have this fixed with no success. We have taken to rolling up a cloth to wedge between the windshield and mirro. Additionally, the plastic trim inside the car will, from time to time make lots of noise. On long trips, this can be very annoying and difficult to fix - and only temporarily"

Linda G., OR (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Unsure exactly. The car was purchased used with over 100K miles. "Clunking" noises seem to be coming from the rear-end, especially over bumpy roads. (We haven't had a chance to check it out yet, but will do that soon.) In addition, it seems like the drive train slightly "shudders" when accelerating between 25 and 30 miles per hour. (approx.) It smooths out after that"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Grinding in right rear brakes. When turning the steering wheel in either direction makes a noise, like grinding. Unable to identify the problem after complaining to my Hyundai Dealer"

Arthur S., ME (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear view mirror and other inside trim makes rattling noises so much so that we place a cloth between the mirror and windshield to reduce the rattle. The other noises can sometimes be reduced by banging on the plastic part. It can be annoying"

Anonymous, OR (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"rattles from unknown source"

Anonymous, ME (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"battery holder is a bit loose, battery shakes and makes a noise. that is it, sometimes the belts make noise but they are still intact"

Anonymous, OR (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"I took it to a mechanic to check for problems. They emptied the trunk and checked the jockey box. Still rattles in front and rear. Checked under car. Said they couldn't find anything. Very annoying to me"

Carole B., UT (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear view mirror rattles badly. We have a styrofoam block wedged into the space between the windshield and mirror to make it stop. Overall, the car rattles in a variety of places. We have tried to get the dealer to fix it, but they have not been able to help. It is the one miserable thing about this car. Otherwise, the car runs well and performs like it is supposed to."

Linda G., OR (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

"There is some issue with the weather strip on the driver door which causes very high wind noise."

Robert C., PA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose interior trim or moldings

"Passenger visor broke and is not repairable"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"One windshield visor completely broken from normal use; the other seems about to break"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Both sun visors broke at virtually the same time. They broke above the elbow connecting to the interior headliner. The dealer replacement cost was $400 per visor, which is a little ridiculous."

Anonymous, FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The glove box no longer latches to the catch. The catch is mounted on the dashboard which over time has either loosened of pulled away slightly from the area around the glove box. Glovebox will not shut unless you jam wedge or place a screw between the edge of the glove compartment and the end of the dashboard. This of course makes the box completely useless. And should you drive over rough roads even at a normal speed the box can still come undone and smack the passenger in the legs. This problem happened within the first four years of ownership. The local dealer had no idea how to secure it."

Edward D., GA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"The paint is failing plus the top clear is peeling off of most the surface."

Robert W., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Clear coat on door handles as well as areas on the trunk have evaporated . This car is under cover every evening. Local dealer will not reapply."

Edward D., GA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Rust

"Persistent rusting of left rear fender and left front door bottom weld"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Automatic climate control

"Air conditioner seem to be weak and sometimes works intermittently."

Anonymous, FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Blower (fan) motor

"Fan intermittently stops and restarts. I haven't taken the car for service since this started (but will at next milestone). When motor stops/starts, there is an audible click from glove box area. Probably a loose wire or relay"

John M., GA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"interminten problem"

Ray P., CA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Intermittent operation. Requires replacing the blower motor."

Gerald B., MN (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Condenser

"No cold air. Dealer service dept. said tiny hole in the condenser"

Wayne M., ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Clutch replacement

"Ist major repair needed in 10 years."

Pamela A., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Defective shift solenoids, This is a KNOWN problem as evidenced by the seven technical service bulletins related to the problem.Cost $1,400.00. The problem should have been handled as a recall"

Michael M., MD (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"An independent dealer put in the wrong transmission fluid which probably caused the transmission to fail. Had AAA rebuild it ($2700) and it is still having slipping and other problems"

Robert P., AZ (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The transmission was making a noise that sounded like a wheel bearing or worn out brakes. I brought it in and was told the transmission needed to be replaced. There was a complaint on file with regards the transmission made by the previous owner. It"

Sean G., ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Transmission would not shift into drive"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Doors or sliding doors

"handles on all doors except driver's door broke off"

Robert B., TX (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Locks and latches

"Driver door lock sporadically has to be operated manually, with key/interior lock switch. Auto lock/unlock with remote does not work"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Mirrors

"not mirrors exactly, but visors that have mirrors. both broke within months of each other. cost is $174 to fix EACH. They are a safety hazard - drivers and passengers bump their heads, especially when entering vehicle. Driver's visor drops unexpectedly. startling and sometimes hurting driver"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"By mirrors, I mean the ones in the visors. Both of the visors have broken. The drive's visor I replaced (although not electric), the passenger's I simply removed and will perhaps replace. It is a real pain. I did not use them any more than normal"

Anonymous, DC (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

CV joint

"Typically, replacing CV joints costs $200-$300. On this car, CV joint is now part of axle. Replacement cost $1200."

Abraham L., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Driveshaft or axle

"Cv boot"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Electrical failure

"It was defective from the factory, but Hyundai would not repair under warranty, or even acknowledge there was a problem until it was out of warranty, then they offered to repair at a very high cost. The control panel randomly turns the AC / heat on or off regardless of the intended selection. It's one of those things you can live with because most of the time it does choose the correct setting, and is too costly to repair"

Michael B., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Fuel pump

"Mostly an age/mileage issue"

John H., IL (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Replaced O2 sensors. About $500"

David H., WA (2007 Hyundai Elantra Limited 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"About every 2-3 months, emission warning light comes on. Dealer advises car is safe to drive and suggests loosening gas cap for a few days. This works and light goes out. If situation continues, I will eventually drive straight to dealer service when light comes on."

W K., ON (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine knock or ping

"On an older car, I would have called it valve lash. But this car has VVT. Tapping noise when engine is cold but goes away after driving a mile or two. Sometimes goes away for days at a time. Have not yet had it repaired."

Abraham L., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Oil leaks

"At State inspection in March,2018 the Hyundai dealer service department said the oil pan in leaking. The oil pan alone shouldn't be difficult to change but it has exhaust system pipes over it that have to be removed, This part should never rust and the owner should never be expected to pay to replace it. It should be a recall or a replace based on technical service bulletin."

Robert C., PA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The Oil Pan was rusted out."

Anonymous, IL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Headlights

"I've had to replace bulbs in headlights (bright) 3 times over the last 2 years"

Anonymous, AR (2007 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Warning lights

"oxygen sensor light, dealer and Hundai would not fix , due to being second owner. Local Mechanic reset the module, no problems since"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

"radio still works cd player stopped"

John M., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Radio

"antenna mounted on the roof failed and had to replace"

John M., FL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Slipping transmission

"At times the transmission would not lock into gear when starting off"

Anonymous, NS (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Starter

"The car would not start. It had to be towed to an Auto Repair shop to be fixes"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

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Recalls
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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Feb 04, 2020
An electrical short within the ABS Module may cause an engine compartment fire, even when the car is turned off, increasing the risk of an injury.
Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2007-2010 Elantra and 2009-2011 Elantra Touring vehicles. On February 21, 2020 Hyundai expanded the recall to include 46,425 model year 2007-2008 Entourage and 2007 Santa Fe vehicles. Moisture may enter the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module and result in an electrical short.
What should you do:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will install a relay in the vehicle's main junction box to prevent the risk of an ABS short-circuit while the car is turned off, free of charge. The recall began April 2, 2020. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 188.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 20V061000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 476111
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Apr 01, 2013
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of Park without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
What should you do:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110.
For more information:
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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V113000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1712336
AIR BAGS
Mar 15, 2011
THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG COULD DEPLOY IN CRASHES IN WHICH IT SHOULD NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT FROM THE DEPLOYED AIR BAG.
Summary:
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 ELANTRA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 14, 2006, THROUGH NOVEMBER 1, 2008. THE FRONT PASSENGER SEATS IN THE VEHICLES CONTAIN A WEIGHT SENSOR DESIGNED TO DEACTIVATE THE RIGHT FRONTAL AIRBAG WHEN OCCUPANTS OF CERTAIN WEIGHTS OCCUPY THE SEAT. THE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR FOR THE WEIGHT SENSOR IS LOCATED UNDER THE CENTER CONSOLE, BETWEEN THE FRONT SEATS. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES THE CONNECTOR COULD BECOME CONTAMINATED AND MALFUNCTION SUCH THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG WILL DEPLOY REGARDLESS OF THE WEIGHT OF THE OCCUPANT.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER OVER THE WEIGHT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CONNECTOR TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTING TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI'S CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.
For more information:
HYUNDAI'S SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 099.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V143000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 188697
AIR BAGS
Mar 15, 2011
A HIGHER PRESSURE DEPLOYMENT THAN INTENDED INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY RESULTING FROM AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT.
Summary:
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 ELANTRA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 14, 2006, THROUGH AUGUST 29, 2007. THE DRIVER'S SEAT TRACK POSITION SENSOR DETERMINES THE SEAT'S FORE AND AFT POSITION AND ALLOWS THE DRIVER'S FRONTAL AIR BAG TO DEPLOY AT THE PRESSURE APPROPRIATE FOR THAT SEATING POSITION, WITH A LOWER PRESSURE DEPLOYMENT IN THE MOST FORWARD SEATING POSITIONS. THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE MAY RECEIVE AN UNSTABLE ELECTRICAL SIGNAL FROM THE SEAT TRACK POSITION SENSOR SUCH THAT, IN A CRASH THAT REQUIRES DRIVER FRONTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT, THE DRIVER'S AIRBAG MAY DEPLOY AT THE HIGHER PRESSURE THAN INTENDED IF THE SEAT WAS POSITION IN ONE OF THE FORWARD POSITIONS IN WHICH A LOWER PRESSURE DEPLOYMENT IS INTENDED.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTING TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI'S CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.
For more information:
HYUNDAI'S SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 100.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V179000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 95783
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Jul 21, 2009
ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.
Summary:
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 3,011 MODEL YEAR 2005-2007 ELANTRA, TUCSON, SONATA, AZERA AND ACCENT VEHICLES. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO FAIL TO ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A DEFECTIVE STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFT OUT OF THE "PARK" POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI OF PUERTO RICO CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-787-999-4310.
For more information:
HYUNDAI OF PUERTO RICO RECALL NO.91B026.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V280000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3011
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Apr 15, 2009
ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS, ALONE OR IN COMBINATION, MAY LEAD TO A CRASH.
Summary:
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 532,633 MY 2006-2007 ACCENT, ENTOURAGE, SONATA, MY 2007 AZERA, ELANTRA AND SANTA FE, MY 2005-2007 TUCSON AND MY 2007-2008 VERACRUZ VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 29, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE HYUNDAI CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.
For more information:
HYUNDAI RECALL NO. 092.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V122000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 532633
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