Recall Date: 2022-05-06
Loss of steering control can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V311000
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Accent vehicles. A bolt in the steering column may not be secured properly, which can cause the steering column to detach from the steering rack and result in a loss of steering control.
Dealers will inspect and tighten the lower steering column u-joint retention bolt, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 5, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 226.
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.nhtsa.gov.