HYUNDAI ELANTRA 2010: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Make : HYUNDAI Model : ELANTRA Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2008-06-01 - 2010-04-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V100000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-14 Date Received by ODI: 2015-02-23 Date Added to Database: 2015-02-23
Manufacturers Involved: Hyundai Motor America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 127
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 204768
Summary:
      Hyundai Motor America "Hyundai" is recalling certain model year 2008-2010 Elantra vehicles manufactured June 1, 2008, to April 30, 2010, and 2009-2010 Elantra Touring vehicles manufactured November 1, 2008, to April 30, 2010. The electronic power steering "EPS" electronic control unit "ECU" may sense a discrepancy in the steering input signals and, as a result, disable the steering power assist.
Consequence:
      If power steering assist is lost, greater driver effort would be required to steer the vehicle at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Hyundai will verify the proper operation of the Electronic Power Steering "EPS" and update the EPS control unit, free of charge. The recall began April 14, 2015. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 127.
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.