1. 2012 Hyundai Genesis VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR NHTSA Campaign #16V117000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 29, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 18,700

    Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2012 Genesis vehicles manufactured August 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012, and 2011-2013 Equus vehicles manufactured July 10, 2011, to June 12, 2012. The windshield wiper motor cover seal on the affected vehicles may degrade allowing corrosion on the wiper motor's circuit board. The corrosion can cause intermittent or total loss of wiper function.

    Consequence: Inoperative wipers during inclement weather can decrease driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor cover and seal, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 140. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V117000 »

  2. 2012 Hyundai Genesis SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID NHTSA Campaign #13V489000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 29, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 43,500

    Summary: Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Genesis vehicles manufactured April 30, 2008, through March 28, 2012. The vehicles may contain brake fluid which does not protect against corrosion of the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU).

    Consequence: If the module corrodes, reduced brake effectiveness may result, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners and instruct them to bring their vehicle to a dealer for service. Hyundai will inspect the HECU module for proper operation, and will replace the modules as necessary. Hyundai will replace the factory brake fluid in those vehicles that have not previously had the factory brake fluid replaced. These repairs will be done free of charge. The recall began on December 24, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151 or by email at consumeraffairs@hmausa.com. Hyundai's recall number is 114. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V489000 »