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Hyundai Recalls Sonata and Santa Fe

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Baisha Kreuzer5 years ago

Hyundai is recalling 2012-2013 Sonata models and 2007-2009 Santa Fe models due to manufacturing issues which could pose a danger to drivers and passengers.

Hyundai Santa Fe Recall

  • According to the official recall notice, the Hyundai Santa Fe models may have faulty occupant classification systems (OCS) which may need recalibration to accurately detect small statured adults.
  • If the OCS does not detect a passenger, the air bag would not deploy in the event of a crash. This poses a possible fatal threat to passengers.
  • The affected models were sold from April 19, 2006 through July 7, 2008.

Hyundai Sonata Recall

  • According to the official recall notice, the curtain side airbags on certain Hyundai Sonata vehicles may spontaneously inflate.
  • If the airbags were to randomly inflate, they could pose an injury risk to the driver and any passengers inside.
  • The only models affected with this problem were sold from January 24, 2012 to June 21, 2012.

Recall Information for Hyundai’s Owners

  • Hyundai dealers have agreed to notify each and every owner with these specific models.
  • For the Santa Fe models- dealers will update the classification software free of charge.
  • For the Sonata models- dealers will replace the curtain side airbags free of charge.
  • Owners with questions or concerns can contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 1-888-327-4236.
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