Recall List for the 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 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. 2012 Hyundai Elantra ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #15V871000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 23, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 155,000

    Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Elantra vehicles manufactured October 29, 2010, to October 25, 2011. Due to an electronic stability control (ESC) sensor malfunction, the brakes for one or more wheels may be applied unexpectedly and the engine power may be reduced. These symptoms will be accompanied by illumination of the ESC indicator lamp in the instrument cluster.

    Consequence: If the one or more of the brakes are inappropriately applied, control of the vehicle may be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will verify the proper operation of the ESC sensors, and update the ESC system's calibration, free of charge. The recall began June 6, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 137. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V871000 »

  2. 2012 Hyundai Elantra AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW, STRUCTURE NHTSA Campaign #13V115000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 186,250

    Summary: Hyundai Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Elantra vehicles manufactured from November 12, 2010, through March 5, 2013. A support bracket attached to the headliner may become displaced during a side curtain airbag deployment.

    Consequence: If the headliner support bracket makes contact with an occupant during a crash, it may cause a laceration injury.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will apply adhesive strips to the headliner, free of charge. The safety recall began during April 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 109. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V115000 »

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