There have been over 64,000 Hyundai Elantra vehicles recalled because of a brake problem.
According to The Car Connection, the Elantra’s problem is in the brake pedal stopper pad. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, stopper pad material can deteriorate overtime. This can dramatically increase the risk of accidents.
The Hyundai Elantra vehicles were manufactured between December 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013 at the automaker’s U.S. and Korean facilities. Hyundai estimates that there are 64,500 vehicles registered in the United States alone that are affected.
Hyundai will mail recall notices to each owner starting September 30, 2016. After receiving the notice, owners will be able to take their vehicles to Hyundai dealers. The dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad for free.
The Car Connection reports that the defect can result in the following: