Hyundai Sonata owners have reported 360 problems related to air bag light on (under the air bag category).
Tl- the contact owns a 2012 Hyundai Sonata. The contact stated the air bag light illuminated on her instrumental panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The dealer determined the air bag had detached itself from the steering column and would need to be reattached. The manufacturer sent the contact a coupon of $100 and told her the rest of the repair would be at her expense. The contact confirmed she had never been in an accident. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 78,000. Az.
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While driving alone the passenger seat belt light keeps blinking and the air bag light in the drivers console came on and wont turn off.
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Airbag lights on at all times.
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Air bag light on dash will not go out. Passenger seatbelt air bag light also will not go out with or without someone in the seat. Both lights are still on after a warranty visit at the dealership. They cleared the codes and did the tensioner repair, but lights are still on. Several blogs with similar situations have come up with an internet search but even those people have spent the $ to fix the issue and the lights are still on for them too. Please fix!!!!!.
I wish to make a complaint on the safety operation of this car. Since it was bought new from sansone auto mall the air bag light has come on 4 times and now a 5th time in may of 2015. The air bag light on the instrument cluster always points to the seat belt buckle on the drivers seat. Every time we take it to Hyundai they have no concern of the issue even though we complain. They say there is nothing they can do except replace the seat belt buckle assembly. They will not warranty anything. Also talked with Hyundai and they have no concern either on this safety issue. We fear the safety of not just the drive but the passengers should an accident occur and they air bags don't deploy or the seat belts work correctly. The front passenger seat cushion also became defective which had to be repaired as well. Hyundai and their dealership is charging us and average of $350. 00 each time for this issue which we believe is theirs. Apparently as we see it they have no concern for the safety of this model car series. We have to take it again for the same problem prior to motor vehicle inspection in July of 2015.
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In the mid of April, I received a extended warranty letter from Hyundai for my "air bag" light that has been on. It was for the air bag light due to resistance within the connector for the front seat belt buckle. On April 27, 2015 I scheduled my first appointment at savannah Hyundai. On invoice it stated: 135681 check and found history codes b1701 drivers seat buckle pretensioner resistance high b176 passenger seat buckle resistance clear codes no codes reset. I was told the problem was fixed. As I drove off the service lot, my air bag light went back on. On may 4, 2015, I went in for another diagnosis and was told that they needed my car to stay at the shop and they gave me a rental. They said they needed to send my seat off to be fixed. It was a few days that they had my car. On that invoice it stated: check air bag system for codes b1701 and b1706 driver and passenger front seat belt buckle pretensioner resistance high found service bullentin 15be002 install tie strap on driver and passenger seat belt buckle pretensioner connectors. On June 22, 2015 I came in savannah Hyundai once again because my air bag light warning came back on. I was told that my warranty was already extended was no longer under warranty and I would have to pay out of pocket if I wanted to fix this problem with my car. Which I had the extended warranty and had no idea why they were fighting with me with this. Fix the safety issue! on invoice it was noted that the TSB for pretensioner connectors were already performed and that the vehicle needs passenger buckle pretensioner and the TSB does not mention any warranty covering the replacement, only the zip tie installation. I called corporate and on may 29, 2015, they ordered the passenger seat buckle pretensioner and supposedly they fixed the issue. Today is July, 15, 2015 and my air bag warning lamp is on once again. I am very disappointed.
The contact owns a 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The contact stated that the air bag light intermittently illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 112,000.
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My 07 Sonata had a recall for airbag issue which I took to local dealer to have corrected. The dealer had to ship the seat cushion out to add padding to fix airbag light staying on. After a couple of months the airbag light came back on and I took it back to the dealer and they said it must be an issue with the seat. I've been waiting 2 weeks for Hyundai to contact the dealer to see if the will cover the cost to replace the seat due to the airbag issue. My spouse drives this car with my kids and it's unsafe to have to be driving around like this while they take their sweet time.
I have been getting an airbag light on my dash. The problem was traced to the drivers' side seat belt. This is odd since I only have 67,000 on the car, and probably less than 10,000 on the car with a passenger.
The airbag light is on. The shop said it has to do with the drivers seat pretensioner circuit. In reading for issues, I found that the issue may be covered by warrant of 15 yrs or 250,000 as agreed by Hyundai to have you close your investigation. I have called Hyundai regarding your case NHTSA action number: pe14023. This case was closed because Hyundai said they would extend the warranty - I am calling the Hyundai service department - they say they don't know anything about this agreement. In reading the web for complaints about Hyundai, it looks like they are not recognizing this agreement with anyone.
The contact owns a 2004 Hyundai Sonata. The contact stated that the driver side air bag light illuminated while the seat was occupied. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 110,000.
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My 2006 Hyundai Sonata's air bag light stays on. I took it to dealership. They said the problem is due to faulty passenger seat belt tensioner. This matches the description stated in NHTSA action number: pe14023. This investigation was closed because Hyundai will extend the warranty to 15 years or 250k miles. My Hyundai dealership does not honor this warranty because they did not get notice from corporate. I called Hyundai customer connect center 1-855-671-3059 with this issue and provided the NHTSA case number. I talked to a agent and his supervisor and his supervisor. Neither acknowledge the existence of this NHTSA action number: pe14023. They said I had to repair this on my own cost. I am surprised to hear that Hyundai just ignores the authority of NHTSA especially on the airbag issue. I have recorded the phone conversation with both supervisors for reference.
The front passenger seat belt buckle assembly failed, took to dealership and code of b1518 came up. Basically the seat belt buckle needs to be replaced and then when replaced the air bag light on the dashboard will go away. With the eror in the seat belt buckle, this thus illuminates the air bag light on the console. This seems to be a known issue with this make, model and year and yet Hyundai is not doing anything about this and wants us to pay everything out of pocket.
Airbag light went on again. Took to dealer for second time and they confirmed there was a fault in the seat belt buckle that trips up the airbag system. Quote is $310 to fix on top of $130 they charged me to determine reason for air bag light.
Since purchasing my car new in 2006, I have had to have the passenger side seat belt buckle replaced twice. First on oct 6, 2010, then on oct 25, 2013. Both times it was related to the air bag light illuminating on the dashboard and staying on consistently. In 2010, I was told it was a faulty seat belt part. Hyundai replaced it under warranty. In 2013, I was again told it was an issue with the same seat belt part, and this time I was charged $164. 31 for the replacement. This week, the air bag light came on again. I can only assume it's, once again, a faulty seat belt buckle. I called the dealership who did the previous repair (davis Hyundai in NJ) and they said it was only covered under warranty for 12 months. . So I would have to pay for the replacement again. I googled the issue and it seems to be under investigation by your group. It's clearly a safety issue. . I don't think I should have to pay to have it fixed again, and really I think Hyundai should reimburse me for the first repair. If they can't figure out how to make a seat belt buckle that functions properly, they have no business making cars. Any help would be hugely appreciated. I planned to go through the bbb as well, but wanted to add to the number of complaints filed. I have records of all previous repairs.
Air bag light on at driver side- Hyundai says it is caused by passenger side seat buckle. Dealer and Hyundai corporate office says this is not covered under NHTSA action number pe14023. Unless I am reading NHTSA action number pe14023 incorrectly I think it should be??? concerned about driving now.
Air bag light on the dash illuminated. Brought it to a mechanic and they said it was a faulty sensor in the seat belt latch.
Air bag light turned “on” the dash of the 2009 Hyundai Sonata. Called and reported to Hyundai (case # upon NHTSA request) and then took the vehicle to a Hyundai dealer. Vehicle has 26,456 miles on 12/23/2014. Dealer description of fault – scanned for dtcs, b1322 and b1324 present and active in srs system. Cleared codes and attempted wcs reset procedure via gds, reset failed and dtcs returned. Passenger seat bottom needs replaced per TSB 09-bd-007. Customer declined repairs at this time. Quoted $2,189, tax included. I paid $127. 43 to diagnose the srs system problem. The NHTSA has a campaign (recall # 08v161000) for the failure of occupant classification system (OCS) in the right front seat for 2006 – 2008 Hyundai Sonatas. This 2009 Hyundai Sonata was manufactured on 01/8/2008. These early manufactured 2009 Hyundai Sonatas should be included in NHTSA campaign (recall # 08v161000) since the same 2008 passenger seat bottom part was probably used in these vehicles. The failure of occupant classification system (OCS) in the right front seat is a safety issue that the NHTSA needs to address.
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Air bag light turned ¿on� the dash of the 2009 Hyundai Sonata. Called and reported to Hyundai (case # upon NHTSA request) and then took the vehicle to a Hyundai dealer. Vehicle has 26,456 miles on 12/23/2014. Dealer description of fault ¿ scanned for dtcs, b1322 and b1324 present and active in srs system. Cleared codes and attempted wcs reset procedure via gds, reset failed and dtcs returned. Passenger seat bottom needs replaced per TSB 09-bd-007. Customer declined repairs at this time. Quoted $2,189, tax included. I paid $127. 43 to diagnose the srs system problem. The NHTSA has a campaign (recall # 08v161000) for the failure of occupant classification system (OCS) in the right front seat for 2006 ¿ 2008 Hyundai Sonatas. This 2009 Hyundai Sonata was manufactured on 01/8/2008. These early manufactured 2009 Hyundai Sonatas should be included in NHTSA campaign (recall # 08v161000) since the same 2008 passenger seat bottom part was probably used in these vehicles. The failure of occupant classification system (OCS) in the right front seat is a safety issue that the NHTSA needs to address.
The airbag light on the dashboard came on at approx. 101,550 miles and has remained on since. Mileage now at 102,049. Light remains on regardless on if there is a passenger seated or not. Please advise status on a recall for this defect which by all the readings complaints noted on line, is for sure an issue.
I notice the air bag light stays on. I took it to the Hyundai dealer with in a week to have it fixed they said I would have to pay to get it fix. They told me that it was something in the seat belt connection and it was electroanal or some kind of sensor to turn the light off. So I asked will the air bag still work if I was in a accident? they said no because its not making the right connection to turn off the light and activate the airbag. So thats the only car I have to go from home to work and back or for anything else. So what am I to do? thank you.
The contact owns a 2008 Hyundai Sonata. The contact stated that the passenger occupancy air bag sensor failed causing the air bag light to remain illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that the seat belt buckle pretensioner and the passenger occupancy sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired because the VIN number was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 08v161000 (air bags). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 115,000.
I started having issues with my air bag light coming on intermittently two years ago at about 55,000 miles. I brought it in to the dealer for a corrosion recall and spoke with them about the air bag light. They told me if it stays on solid then return and they will look into it for me. I probably could have had it repaired at that point had they looked into it further. So now light is on all the time, took it in today and it is "seat belt buckles" that is causing issue, repair is 700 dollars and need my car for at least 4-5 days. I am guessing it will take another class action law suit to have Hyundai stand behind their product again and issue recalls for it's customers. I called corporate and inquired about investigations into making this a recall but obviously didn't get anywhere. The service department informed me that the air bags do not work now at all. I saw many other similar complaints about this issue, Hyundai obviously does not have the satisfaction or the safety of their customers as a priority.
When my daughter buckled the right front passenger seatbelt she stated it felt funny. During that exact time the seatbelt light began flashing and the airbag light came on.
This vehicle has a manufactured defect and has been rejected by a state certified state inspector. It was failed due to the air bag light continued to show on the dash board. The state inspector indicated that this vehicle would not pass inspection until the air bag situation has been resolved. I am not concerned if other Hyundai vehicles are recalled or not. My primary concern at this present time is my 2011 Hyundai Sonata limited is taken care of in accordance with the requirements of the national traffic and motor vehicle safety act. I have asked Hyundai to repair this vehicle. However, I was told that the warranty has run out on this vehicle. I indicated that this is a manufactured defect and should resolved immediately.
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|Air Bag Light On problems||
|Air Bag Not Deploy problems||
|Warning Light On problems||
|Air Bag problems||
|Front Air Bag Sensor Control problems||
|Side/window Air Bag problems||
|Front Air Bag problems||
|Air Bag On-off Switch problems||
|Front Driver Side Air Bag Inflator problems||