Defect Investigations of Hyundai Sonata

There have been 15 defect investigations conducted for the following Hyundai Sonata model year vehicles.

1 Rear suspension defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Mar. 25, 2013. It was closed on Aug. 20, 2013. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
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Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2006 Hyundai Azera, the 2007 Hyundai Azera, the 2008 Hyundai Azera, the 2010 Hyundai Azera, the 2011 Hyundai Azera, the 2006 Hyundai Sonata, the 2008 Hyundai Sonata.
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2 Steering defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 27, 2010. It was closed on Feb. 7, 2011. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
The office of defects investigation (odi) is aware of 7 complaints and field reports and 10 warranty claims on the subject vehicles that allege the intermediate steering shaft became loose or in some cases separated from the upper steering column and/or the steering gearbox, causing (or potentially
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2011 Hyundai Sonata.
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3 Automatic transmission lever and linkage floor shift defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jan. 14, 2009. It was closed on Apr. 24, 2009. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
By letter dated April 15, 2009, Hyundai notified the agency that it will conduct a safety recall (NHTSA recall number 09v122) to replace the stop lamp switches on many of its model year 2005-2008 vehicles. See recall 09v122 for a complete list.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2006 Hyundai Accent, the 2007 Hyundai Accent, the 2007 Hyundai Azera, the 2007 Hyundai Elantra, the 2006 Hyundai Entourage, the 2007 Hyundai Entourage, the 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe, the 2006 Hyundai Sonata, the 2007 Hyundai Sonata, the 2005 Hyundai Tucson, the 2006 Hyundai Tucson, the 2007 Hyundai Tucson, the 2007 Hyundai Veracruz, the 2008 Hyundai Veracruz.
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4 Doors latch defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Dec. 15, 2008. It was closed on May. 29, 2009. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
The manufacturer has issued a safety recall notification as a result of this investigation. The recall affects 91,202 my 2002-2003 subject vehicles produced from January 28, 2002, through March 22, 2003.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2002 Hyundai Sonata, the 2003 Hyundai Sonata.
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5 Structure defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Aug. 21, 2008. It was closed on Apr. 20, 2009. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
In a letter dated April 14, 2009, Hyundai-kia America technical center, inc (Hyundai) notified NHTSA that hyundaiis conducting a safety recall of model year (my) 1999 through 2004 Hyundai sonata vehicles manufactured prior to November 20, 2003 that are registered and operated in the following "salt
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Hyundai Sonata, the 2000 Hyundai Sonata, the 2001 Hyundai Sonata, the 2002 Hyundai Sonata, the 2003 Hyundai Sonata, the 2004 Hyundai Sonata, the 1999 Hyundai Caribbean Sonata.
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6 Suspension defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Apr. 22, 2008. It was closed on Aug. 21, 2008. The office of defects investigation (odi) opened preliminary evaluation, pe08-029, on April 22, 2008, based on 40 consumer complaints alleging front sub-frame corrosion in model year (my) 1999 through 2002 Hyundai sonata vehicles.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Hyundai Sonata, the 2000 Hyundai Sonata, the 2001 Hyundai Sonata, the 2002 Hyundai Sonata.
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7 Tires defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Nov. 7, 2005. It was closed on May. 11, 2006. The office of defects investigation (odi) opened a preliminary evaluation (pe), pe05-059, based on nine consumer complaints of tire valve stem failures. The alleged valve stem failures occurred only after tire replacement from the original equipment (oe) tire (michelin 205/65r15 energy mxv4 plus) to
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2002 Hyundai Sonata, the 2003 Hyundai Sonata.
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8 Front air bags defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Mar. 26, 2003. It was closed on Aug. 1, 2003. Hyundai has received 49 reports from customers stating the frontal air bags did not deploy in a crash for the subject vehicles. Examination of suplimental information provided to odi by the manufacturer for the reported cases it appeared that the necessary air bag deployment threshold was not met.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1999 Hyundai Sonata.
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9 Electrical system defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on May. 27, 1994. It was closed on Oct. 31, 1994. There is no summary currently available
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1986 Hyundai Excel, the 1987 Hyundai Excel, the 1988 Hyundai Excel, the 1989 Hyundai Excel, the 1990 Hyundai Excel, the 1991 Hyundai Excel, the 1986 Hyundai Sonata, the 1987 Hyundai Sonata, the 1988 Hyundai Sonata, the 1989 Hyundai Sonata, the 1990 Hyundai Sonata, the 1991 Hyundai Sonata.
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10 Seat belts defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
This investigation was opened on Jul. 8, 1993. It was closed on Nov. 30, 1993. This investigation resulted in a vehicle safety recall.
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Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 1989 Hyundai Sonata, the 1990 Hyundai Sonata, the 1991 Hyundai Sonata, the 1992 Hyundai Sonata.
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11 Air bags defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
The office of defects investigation (odi) has received 83 owner reports and additional ewr data from the manufacturer alleging that the seat belt buckle assembly failed and needed to be repaired and/or replaced on model year 2006-2008 Hyundai sonata vehicles.
Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2006 Hyundai Sonata, the 2007 Hyundai Sonata, the 2008 Hyundai Sonata.
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12 Front air bags defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
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Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2011 Hyundai Sonata, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, the 2012 Kia Motor Forte, the 2013 Kia Motor Forte.
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13 Seat belts:pretensioner defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
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Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2013 Hyundai Sonata.
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14 Engine defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
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Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2011 Hyundai Sonata, the 2012 Hyundai Sonata, the 2013 Hyundai Sonata, the 2014 Hyundai Sonata.
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15 Service brakes defect investigations of Hyundai Sonata vehicles
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Vehicles covered by this investigations include: the 2016 Hyundai Sonata.
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