TSB List for the 1996 Hyundai Sonata

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Sonata are official communications between Hyundai & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SUSPENSION
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:UNIVERSAL JOINT
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • WHEELS
  • LANE DEPARTURE
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • SUSPENSION

    • TSB #20-SS-001H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172142

      This bulletin describes the requirements for all wheel alignment and/or vehicle tracking claims and best practices when diagnosing and conducting alignment-related repairs for all models and model years. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #20-BR-002H

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183963

      This bulletin describes the procedure to inspect and identify fluid which may appear around the brake caliper area. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #0236030

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000710

      OBD-II READINESS TEST DRIVE CYCLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97110120014

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54161

      PROVIDED PROCEDURES FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A BLOCK HEATER. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #97100120012

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54113

      SHOP MANUAL CORRECTION ON CYLINDER HEAD BOLT TORQUE SPECIFICATION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #97090136003

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54309

      SUBJECT PERTAINING TO THE CRANKSHAFT AND CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR LOCATION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #9640023

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #605659

      EXPERIENCING MILD ENGINE SURGE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #133

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003225

      PRE-CONDITIONS FOR READINESS MONITORS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #0636006

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10020878

      EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR) SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #117

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #631997

      INFORMATION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION. *SLC Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #9836009

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604011

      INFORMATION ON FUEL INJECTOR CONFIGURATION. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #5NP-S9D9P-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10082725

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON COMPONENTS, ATTRIBUTES, AND PRECAUTIONS OF THE 7-SPEED DRY-TYPE DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT). Read More »

    • TSB #96400031

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #605658

      CUSTOMER MAY EXPERIENCE HARSH SHIFTING UNDER VARIOUS CONDITIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9640023

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50577

      MILD ENGINE SURGE AT HIGHWAY SPEED. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:UNIVERSAL JOINT

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

    • TSB #9740013

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51894

      MODIFIED TRANSAXLE CONTROL MODULES. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9740002

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51905

      SHIFT CONDITION CAUSED BY SHORT CIRCUIT IN INHIBITOR SWITCH. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #96400031

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #605660

      INFORMATION CONCERNING FAULT CODES CAUSED BY THE TRANSAXLE TESTER. *AK Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #20-BE-015H

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185441

      This bulletin describes the Wireless Android Auto and Wireless Apple CarPlay setup process for Display Audio Value (Non⿿Navigation) devices. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170883

      This bulletin provides guidelines to inspect the USB, head unit, and multi-box for common connection conditions. 2. This bulletin presents guidelines to inspect for common Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connection conditions. 3. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

    • TSB #9701998

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51304

      RECALL 97V-026 - THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR THERMAL SWITCH CIRCUIT CONTACT POINTS MUST BE CLEANED ON CERTAIN HYUNDAI VEHICLES WHICH FALL INTO THE FOLLOWING PRODUTION RANGES TO CORRECT A POSSIBLE INTERMITTENT INTERRUPTION OF WIPER ... Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #9880005

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601628

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A WIND NOISE IN THE AREA AROUND THE RIGHT Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #9730001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51903

      THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE. *TW Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #20-SS-004H

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183960

      This bulletin provides tire vibration service procedures, including how to optimize vehicle vibration performance. Read More »

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #19-BE-011H-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169370

      The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #19-BE-011H-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169370

      The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H-1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176178

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to help disinfect and protect vehicle exterior/interior surfaces using recommended safe chemical products. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173546

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to disinfect and protect vehicle interior surfaces using certain safe chemical products. Read More »

    • TSB #19-GI-006H

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167253

      This bulletin provides instruction detailing the proper methodology for scanning and uploading captured GDS data files to the Techline Repository. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #0290009

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633884

      SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE FOR CLIFFORD AND DEI SECURITY SYSTEM. *JG Read More »

    • TSB #9730002

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52648

      IDLE SPEED CONTROL ACTUATOR (SHOP MANUAL CORRECTION). *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9720002

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51307

      THE CYLINDER HEAD TORQUE SEQUENCE FOR IN-LINE 4 CYLINDER ENGINES NOTED IN THE LISTED SHOP MANUALS IS INCORRECT. *JD Read More »

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