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2016 HYUNDAI SONATA HYBRID

Report Date:
December 01, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V746000
Component:
ENGINE

Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Veloster, 2012 Santa Fe, 2011-2013 Sonata Hybrid, and 2016 Sonata Hybrid vehicles. The connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which over time can result in engine damage.

Consequence Summary:
A damaged engine can increase the risk of a fire or it can cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine. If bearing damage is found, the engine will be replaced. Dealers will also install a software update containing a new Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS). Repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began March 31, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 198.

2016 HYUNDAI SONATA HYBRID

Report Date:
October 11, 2016
Campaign Number:
16V726000
Component:
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Sonata Hybrid vehicles manufactured December 8, 2014, to August 18, 2015, and Hyundai Sonata vehicles manufactured May 28, 2014, to March 18, 2016, equipped with the panoramic sunroof option. Due to a bonding issue with the sunroof wind deflector, the sunroof panel on the affected vehicles may detach while driving.

Consequence Summary:
If the sunroof detaches from the vehicle it could become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair the wind deflector anchor plate, free of charge. The recall began December 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 152.

2016 HYUNDAI SONATA HYBRID

Report Date:
April 21, 2016
Campaign Number:
16V232000
Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary:
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured May 29, 2014 to February 11, 2016, 2017 Elantra vehicles manufactured January 12, 2016 to February 22, 2016, and one 2016 Sonata Hybrid vehicle manufactured October 15, 2015. In these vehicles, the driver's frontal air bag may be missing a chemical enhancer required for the second stage air bag deployment, resulting in the second stage not deploying in certain crashes. The primary stage will deploy as intended.

Consequence Summary:
An air bag that does not inflate increases the risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on May 5,2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 144.