Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

Steering — Electric Power Assist System

Date Announced
MAR 28, 2017
Vehicles Affected
Hyundai Recall #
NHTSA Campaign #
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a damaged Electronic Power Steering (MDPS) connector resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 28, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-243-7766. Hyundai's number for this recall 161.
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