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

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2012 Hyundai Elantra suspension problems

suspension problem

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2012 Hyundai Elantra Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 012013


  • 750 miles


The contact owns a 2013 Hyundai Elantra. While driving over a bump, tar, or rough pavement, the rear of the vehicle would become unstable and sway violently from side to side. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where an alignment was performed, but the failure continued. Due to the faulty suspension system, the tires would become worn at an accelerated rate. The manufacturer was not notified of the failures. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 750.

- Charlestown, WV, USA

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