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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,830 miles

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2007 Hyundai Tucson lights problems

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2007 Hyundai Tucson Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 302012


  • 68,830 miles


My stop lamp switch failed May 2009 and failed again July 2012. Called Hyundai today and they say my VIN is not covered by the recall listed below. Since the part has failed twice I would like to know why my 2007 Tucson is not covered by the recall. Since I have had the problem twice I think the recall should be expanded to cover my car and possibly others. Posted: Apr 21, 2009 10:06 a.M. Hyundai motor Corp has recalled more than half a million vehicles from model years 2005 through 2008 due to an issue that could cause brake lights to light at inappropriate times, or fail to light when needed. In a defect notice filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker explains, "the stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights not to illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed, or may cause the brake lights to remain illuminated when the brake pedal is released." It is also possible that a malfunctioning stop lamp switch could "affect the operation of the brake-transmission interlock feature, " making the vehicle unable to shift out of park. "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." Hyundai dealers will replace the stop lamp switch in all affected vehicles, free of charge. Hyundai will begin contacting owners through the mail this week. Those who wish to make their own repair arrangements may contact Hyundai at 1(800) 633-5151. The following vehicles are affected: 2006-2007 Hyundai accent 2007 Hyundai Azera 2007 Hyundai elantra 2006-2007 Hyundai entourage 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 2006-2007 Hyundai sonata 2005 - 2007 Hyundai Tucson 2007 - 2008 Hyundai veracruz

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