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2013 HYUNDAI EQUUS

Report Date:
February 29, 2016
Campaign Number:
16V117000
Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2012 Genesis vehicles manufactured August 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012, and 2011-2013 Equus vehicles manufactured July 10, 2011, to June 12, 2012. The windshield wiper motor cover seal on the affected vehicles may degrade allowing corrosion on the wiper motor's circuit board. The corrosion can cause intermittent or total loss of wiper function.

Consequence Summary:
Inoperative wipers during inclement weather can decrease driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor cover and seal, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 140.