1989 HYUNDAI SONATA

Report Date:
November 29, 1993
Campaign Number:
93V196000
Component:
SEAT BELTS

Summary:
THE MOTORIZED SHOULDER BELT CAN TRAVEL SLOWLY OR CHATTER IN THE TRACK AND MAY EVENTUALLY STOP TRACKING AND BECOME INOPERATIVE.

Consequence Summary:
SLOWING, CHATTERING, OR FAILURE OF THE MOTORIZED SHOULDERBELT MAY DISCOURAGE USE OF THE RESTRAINT SYSTEM, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURYIN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL LUBRICATE THE TRACK ASSEMBLY AND, IF ANY SYSTEMS ARE FOUND INOPERATIVE, THE SYSTEM WILL BE REPAIRED OR REPLACED, AS REQUIRED.

1989 HYUNDAI SONATA

Report Date:
February 21, 1990
Campaign Number:
90V038000
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Summary:
INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE COULD CAUSE THE SAFETY CATCH ON THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH STRIKER TO BIND.

Consequence Summary:
IF PRIMARY LATCH IS RELEASED OR IF HOOD IS NOT COMPLETELY CLOSED, HOOD COULD FLY OPEN WHILE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION; THIS WOULD BLOCK DRIVER'S VISION AND COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE HOOD LATCH STRIKER ASSEMBLY.

1989 HYUNDAI SONATA

Report Date:
February 21, 1990
Campaign Number:
90V037000
Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

Summary:
THE SPRING CLAMP TANGS ON THE COOLANT BYPASS HOSE MAY CONTACT AND POSSIBLY DAMAGE THE ENGINE FUEL SUPPLY HOSE.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL COULD LEAK FROM THE DAMAGED HOSE INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AND COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
ROTATE SPRING CLAMP TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH FUEL HOSE; REPLACE DAMAGED HOSES.