1. 2017 Hyundai Elantra AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #16V232000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 33

    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.

    Actions: 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V232000 »