Recall List for the 2008 Hyundai Azera

Official recalls have been issued for the 2008 Hyundai Azera 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. 2008 Hyundai Azera SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST NHTSA Campaign #16V630000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 31, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 9,700

    Summary: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Azera vehicles manufactured March 7, 2007 through August 14, 2007. In the affected vehicles, the power-adjustable front driver seat may unexpectedly move without the driver's input while the vehicle is being driven.

    Consequence: Unintentional movement of the driver's seat may affect the driver's ability to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power-adjustable seat switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 28, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 150. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V630000 »

  2. 2008 Hyundai Azera SUSPENSION:REAR NHTSA Campaign #13V354000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 364,502

    Summary: Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 Sonata vehicles manufactured March 1, 2005, through January 21, 2010; and model year 2006-2011 Azera vehicles manufactured September 27, 2005, through November 22, 2010 originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Road salt and water can enter portions of the rear crossmember, leading to corrosion of the crossmember steel. This may lead to detachment of one of the rear control arms.

    Consequence: Control arm separation may suddenly change the rear wheel alignment, affecting the handling of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair or replace the crossmember assembly. The recall began on October 8, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai Customer Care Center at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall number is 113. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V354000 »

  3. 2008 Hyundai Azera SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT, EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #13V113000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,712,336

    Summary: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

    Consequence: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of Park without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V113000 »

  4. 2008 Hyundai Azera AIR BAGS:FRONTAL, SEAT BELTS:FRONT NHTSA Campaign #10V007000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 08, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 80

    Summary: Hyundai de puerto rico is recalling certain model year 2006 through 2009 Azera vehicles manufactured from September 27, 2005, through October 1, 2008. The wiring harness for the right front seat belt tension sensor may sustain damage after repeated use of the seat belt. If the seat belt tension sensor wiring becomes damaged the air bag will not deploy in the event of a crash necessitating front air bag deployment.

    Consequence: The seat occupant is at an increased risk of injury should the air bag not deploy as intended.

    Actions: Hyundai will inspect and replace the right front seat belt and install a new seat belt tension sensor wiring harness clip, if necessary, and reroute the right front seat belt tension sensor wiring and secure the wiring with a new harness clip. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on February 8, 2010. Owners may contact Hyundai de puerto rico 1-787-999-3333. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V007000 »

  5. 2008 Hyundai Azera AIR BAGS:FRONTAL, SEAT BELTS:FRONT NHTSA Campaign #09V497000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 28, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 65,185

    Summary: Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006 through 2009 Azera vehicles manufactured from September 27, 2005, through October 1, 2008. The wiring harness for the right front seat belt tension sensor may sustain damage after repeated use of the seat belt. If the seat belt tension sensor wiring becomes damaged the air bag will not deploy in the event of a crash necessitating front air bag deployment.

    Consequence: The seat occupant is at an increased risk of injury should the air bag not deploy as intended.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners and repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on February 22, 2010. Owners may contact Hyundai customer assistance center at 1-800-633-5151. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V497000 »

  6. 2008 Hyundai Azera EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #08E021000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,085

    Summary: Hyundai-Kia is recalling 4,085 replacement headlamp assemblies sold for use on 2006-2008 sonata and Azera vehicles. These headlamp assemblies may not have been aligned properly and fail to conform to the photometric requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Improper aiming of the headlamp may result in poor visibility possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Hyundai-Kia dealers have been notified and instructed to return their supply to Hyundai motor America. None of the headlamps were sold as retail. As a result, an owner notification letter will not be issued. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08E021000 »

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