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2012 HYUNDAI ACCENT

Report Date:
July 02, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V393000
Component:
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Hyundai Elantra and Sonata Hybrid, 2012 Accent and Veloster vehicles. The 12V accessory socket outlet may have been over-tightened during installation, possibly disabling the thermal fuse and allowing the outlet to overheat with prolonged use, such as by using the Tire Mobility Kit air compressor to inflate a tire.

Consequence Summary:
An overheated accessory outlet increases the risk of fire.

Corrective Summary:
Hyundai is currently developing a remedy. The remedy procedure will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 28, 2020. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 193.