Unsecured Steering Column

Recall Date: 2022-05-06

Source Link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=22V311000&refurl=rss



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

Summary:
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.

Remedy:
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.

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.nhtsa.gov.



2 Affected Product(s)

Vehicle

HYUNDAIACCENT2022

Vehicle

HYUNDAIACCENT2021


2 Associated Document(s)

Recall Acknowledgement
RCAK-22V311-8215.pdf 645121KB

Defect Notice 573 Report
RCLRPT-22V311-8104.PDF 214243KB


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