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2005 Hyundai Tucson

8 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2005 Hyundai Tucson

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2005 Hyundai Tucson by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Hyundai service shop immediately!

  1. 2005 Hyundai Tucson EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09V280000

    • Date Announced: JULY 21, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,011

    Summary: Hyundai is recalling 3,011 model year 2005-2007 elantra, Tucson, sonata, azera and accent vehicles. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to fail to illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause the brake lights to remain illuminated when the brake pedal is released. A defective stop lamp switch may also affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature so the transmission would not be able to be shift out of the "park" position. It may also cause the electronic stability control (esc) malfunction light to illuminate, and it may not deactivate the cruise control when the brake pedal is depressed.

    Consequence: Any of these malfunctions could lead to a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the stop lamp switch free of charge. The recall began on September 2, 2009. Owners may contact Hyundai of puerto rico customer service at 1-787-999-4310. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V280000 »

  2. 2005 Hyundai Tucson SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT NHTSA Campaign #09V122000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 532,633

    Summary: Hyundai is recalling 532,633 MY 2006-2007 accent, entourage, sonata, MY 2007 azera, elantra and Santa Fe, MY 2005-2007 Tucson and MY 2007-2008 veracruz vehicles. The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause the brake lights to remain illuminated when the brake pedal is released. A stop lamp switch malfunction may also affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature so the transmission shifter would not be able to be shifted out of the park position. It may also cause the electronic stability control (esc) malfunction light to illuminate, and it may not deactivate the cruise control when the brake pedal is depressed.

    Consequence: Any of these malfunctions, alone or in combination, may lead to a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the stop lamp switch free of charge. The recall began on June 29, 2009. Owners may contact the Hyundai customer assistance center at 1-800-633-5151. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V122000 »

  3. 2005 Hyundai Tucson AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE NHTSA Campaign #07V197000

    • Date Announced: MAY 08, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,967

    Summary: On certain vehicles, static air bag deployment testing conducted by NHTSA using fifth percentile female dummies indicated that a small stature adult driver not wearing a seat belt and involved in a frontal or near frontal crash, the deployment of the driver air bag may not occur.

    Consequence: This can cause increased risk of injury to the driver under certain crash conditions.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the driver air bag module with one that is designed to provide an increased margin of compliance for low risk deployment for small stature adults who are not properly wearing the seat belts. The recall began on September 6, 2007, and will be performed in two mailings. Owners may contact Hyundai de puerto rico at 1-800-981-0188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V197000 »

  4. 2005 Hyundai Tucson AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE NHTSA Campaign #06V445000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 128,300

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, during static air bag deployment testing conducted by NHTSA using fifth percentile female dummies indicated if a small statured adult driver, not wearing a seat belt, is involved in a frontal or near frontal crash, deployment of the driver air bag may result in an insufficient margin of compliance as measured by the test dummy used in the NHTSA test.

    Consequence: This can cause increased risk of injury to the driver under certain crash conditions.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the driver air bag module. The recall began on January 29, 2007, and will be conducted through six mailings. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V445000 »

  5. 2005 Hyundai Tucson PARKING BRAKE NHTSA Campaign #05V342000

    • Date Announced: JULY 27, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 330

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the parking lever ratchet pawl was not properly manufactured and may damage the teeth of the parking lever ratchet. Damaged parking brake lever ratchet teeth may prevent the parking brake from engaging or may allow the parking brake to release after it has been engaged.

    Consequence: The inability to engage or the inadvertent release of the parking brake lever, may allow your vehicle to roll while it is parked and may result in a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the parking brake lever assembly. The recall began on September 12, 2005. Owners may contact Hyundai of puerto rico at 1-800-981-0188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V342000 »

  6. 2005 Hyundai Tucson PARKING BRAKE NHTSA Campaign #05V315000

    • Date Announced: JULY 07, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 6,146

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the parking brake lever ratchet pawl was not properly manufactured and my damage the teeth of the parking brake lever ratchet. Damaged parking brake lever ratchet teeth may prevent the parking brake from engaging or may allow the parking brake to release after it has been engaged.

    Consequence: The inability to engage, or the inadvertent release of, the parking brake lever may allow your vehicle to roll while it is parked and may result in a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the parking brake lever assembly. The recall began on July 29, 2005. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V315000 »

  7. 2005 Hyundai Tucson ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC) NHTSA Campaign #05V177000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 27, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 349

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with electronic stability program (esp), the yaw rate sensor may become too sensitive and may recalibrate inaccurately. While driving the esp program may cause the engine to reduce power and may cause a brake at one of the wheels to be inappropriately.

    Consequence: Brake application caused by inadvertent esp activation may result in loss of control and a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will reprogram the esp hydraulic electronic control unit. The recall is expected to begin during May 2005. Owners may contact Hyundai de puerto rico at 1-800-981-0188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V177000 »

  8. 2005 Hyundai Tucson ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC) NHTSA Campaign #05V119000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 25, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 30,558

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with electronic stability program (esp), the yaw rate sensor may become too sensitive and may recalibrate inaccurately. While driving the esp program may cause the engine to reduce power and may cause a brake at one of the wheels to be inappropriately.

    Consequence: Brake application caused by inadvertent esp activation may result in loss of control and a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will reprogram the esp hydraulic electronic control unit free of charge. The recall began on April 13, 2005. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V119000 »

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