HYUNDAI ENTOURAGE 2008: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Make : HYUNDAI Model : ENTOURAGE Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-02-16 - 2008-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V843000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-01-09 Date Received by ODI: 2016-11-21 Date Added to Database: 2016-11-21
Manufacturers Involved: Hyundai Motor America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 154
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 41264
Summary:
      Hyundai Motor America "Hyundai" is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Entourage vehicles manufactured February 16, 2006, to June 30, 2008. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may corrode and bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.
Consequence:
      If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Hyundai will notify all of the owners. For vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia, dealers will replace the secondary latch. For vehicles in any other state, dealers will inspect and either lubricate or replace the secondary latch, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. The recall began January 2017. Hyundai's number for this recall is 154.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.