Recall List for the 2016 Hyundai Tucson

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 Hyundai Tucson by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Hyundai service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Hyundai customer service.

  1. 2016 Hyundai Tucson ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING, TRAILER HITCHES NHTSA Campaign #16V842000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 21, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,669

    Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Tucson vehicles manufactured May 19, 2015, to November 14, 2016, and 2017 Santa Fe vehicles manufactured November 28, 2015, to November 14, 2016. The affected vehicles may be equipped with an accessory trailer hitch wiring harness that, due to a malfunction of the tow hitch module, may result, in the trailer brake lights being constantly illuminated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, " Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence: If the trailer brake lights stay illuminated while being used, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected accessory trailer hitch wiring harnesses, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 13, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 153. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V842000 »

  2. 2016 Hyundai Tucson POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM), ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE NHTSA Campaign #16V628000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 30, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 41,000

    Summary: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016 Tucson vehicles manufactured May 20, 2015 through May 31, 2016 and equipped with a 7-speed EcoShift Dual Clutch Transmission. Certain driving conditions and high temperatures may cause the vehicle to not move if the accelerator pedal is pressed and released repeatedly.

    Consequence: Inability to move the vehicle while in traffic may increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the Transmission Control Module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 28, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 149. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V628000 »

  3. 2016 Hyundai Tucson LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #16V348000

    • Date Announced: MAY 24, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 81,000

    Summary: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016 Tucson vehicles manufactured May 19, 2015 to March 14, 2016. In the affected vehicles, if the primary hood latch has been released, and the vehicle is driven, the secondary hood latch may not hold adequately secure the hood to prevent it from opening while the vehicle is in motion.

    Consequence: If the primary hood latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch cannot secure the hood, the hood may unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary hood latch, free of charge. The recall began on June 30, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 145. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V348000 »

  4. 2016 Hyundai Tucson EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #16V147000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 10, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,263

    Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016 Hyundai Tucson vehicles manufactured May 26, 2015 to January 15, 2016 and equipped with an accessory trailer hitch harness either included with the accessory trailer hitch or sold as a service part. In the affected vehicles, when the vehicle's engine is running and the brake lights are illuminated, if the turn signal is activated, the trailer turn signal lights will either turn off or remain continuously illuminated (not flash). As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 108, " Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence: Failure to illuminate the trailer's turn signal lights would prevent the communication of the driver's intent, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the tow hitch harness, free of charge. The recall began on May 2, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9640. Hyundai's number for this recall is 142. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V147000 »

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