HYUNDAI SONATA 2016: AIR BAGS

Make : HYUNDAI Model : SONATA Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-02-25 - 2016-05-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V615000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-14 Date Received by ODI: 2016-08-24 Date Added to Database: 2016-08-24
Manufacturers Involved: Hyundai Motor America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 148
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 602
Summary:
      Hyundai Motor Company "Hyundai" is recalling certain model year 2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured March 28, 2016 through April 12, 2016. The affected vehicles have a driver-side frontal air bag that may not adequately protect the driver's neck from injury in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence:
      A frontal air bag that does not adequately protect the driver's neck may increase their risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
      Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began October 14, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 148.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
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.