HYUNDAI EQUUS 2013: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Make : HYUNDAI Model : EQUUS Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2011-07-10 - 2012-06-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V117000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-04-22 Date Received by ODI: 2016-02-29 Date Added to Database: 2016-02-29
Manufacturers Involved: Hyundai Motor America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 140
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 18700
Summary:
      Hyundai Motor America "Hyundai" is recalling certain model year 2012 Genesis vehicles manufactured August 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012, and 2011-2013 Equus vehicles manufactured July 10, 2011, to June 12, 2012. The windshield wiper motor cover seal on the affected vehicles may degrade allowing corrosion on the wiper motor's circuit board. The corrosion can cause intermittent or total loss of wiper function.
Consequence:
      Inoperative wipers during inclement weather can decrease driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor cover and seal, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 140.
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.