Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Hyundai Accent brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Hyundai Accent Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 292001

Accent

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

A "clunking" noise was coming from the rear of the vehicle during application of brakes. Dealership examined vehicle and determined brake drums were not rounded and had to be replaced. Four days later, vehicle was involved in a crash when brake pedal went to the floor before brake system activated. Crash occurred on December 5, 2001 when vehicle rear-ended a stopped car while traveling approximately 15 to 20 mph.

- West Palm Beach, FL, USA

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