Recall List for the 1990 Hyundai Sonata

Official recalls have been issued for the 1990 Hyundai Sonata 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. 1990 Hyundai Sonata SEAT BELTS NHTSA Campaign #93V196000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 100,000

    Summary: The motorized shoulder belt can travel slowly or chatter in the track and may eventually stop tracking and become inoperative.

    Consequence: Slowing, chattering, or failure of the motorized shoulderbelt may discourage use of the restraint system, increasing the risk of injuryin the event of a sudden stop or accident.

    Actions: Dealers will lubricate the track assembly and, if any systems are found inoperative, the system will be repaired or replaced, as required. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93V196000 »

  2. 1990 Hyundai Sonata ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE NHTSA Campaign #90V037000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 43,590

    Summary: The spring clamp tangs on the coolant bypass hose may contact and possibly damage the engine fuel supply hose.

    Consequence: Fuel could leak from the damaged hose into the engine compartment and could result in a fire.

    Actions: Rotate spring clamp to prevent contact with fuel hose; replace damaged hoses. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V037000 »

  3. 1990 Hyundai Sonata LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH NHTSA Campaign #90V038000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 39,361

    Summary: Insufficient clearance could cause the safety catch on the secondary hood latch striker to bind.

    Consequence: If primary latch is released or if hood is not completely closed, hood could fly open while vehicle is in motion; this would block driver's vision and could result in an accident.

    Actions: Replace hood latch striker assembly. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V038000 »

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