Recall List for the 1997 Hyundai Elantra

Official recalls have been issued for the 1997 Hyundai Elantra 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. 1997 Hyundai Elantra FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #00V095002

    • Date Announced: JULY 21, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,111

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The evaporative emission control systems can apply excessive vacuum to the fuel tanks during the canister purge cycle. If excessive vacuum is applied, minor fuel tank distortion can result. A small crack could develop on the upper fuel tank surface. The "check engine" light would then illuminate and, in some cases, the vehicle driver may notice a gasoline odor.

    Consequence: Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will pressure check the vehicle's fuel tank to determine if it has cracked. If the fuel tank has cracked, it will be replaced. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V095002 »

  2. 1997 Hyundai Elantra FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #00V095001

    • Date Announced: MARCH 28, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 84,020

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The evaporative emission control systems can apply excessive vacuum to the fuel tanks during the canister purge cycle. If excessive vacuum is applied, minor fuel tank distortion can result. A small crack could develop on the upper fuel tank surface. The "check engine" light would then illuminate and, in some cases, the vehicle driver may notice a gasoline odor.

    Consequence: Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will pressure check the vehicle's fuel tank to determine if it has cracked. If the fuel tank has cracked, it will be replaced. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V095001 »

  3. 1997 Hyundai Elantra VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR NHTSA Campaign #97V026000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 26, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 74,965

    Summary: The windshield wiper motor circuit breaker electrical contacts were contaminated during assembly.

    Consequence: This contamination interferes with the electrical circuit continuity and prevents the windshield wiper motor from operating. Inoperative windshield wipers can contribute to reduced visibility during inclement weather increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will remove the contaminants from the windshield wiper motor circuit breaker contacts. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97V026000 »

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