Hyundai Accent Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Accent vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-09-08 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-09-25, was due to a problem with the switch. Approximately 99500 vehicles were involved. Since 1995, Accent's have experienced approximately 12 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the frontal, exterior lighting, lower arm, frame and members and vehicle speed control. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Hyundai Accent
|1999-07-14||(Published by NHTSA on 1999-07-14)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PRESSURE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE SEALS DO NOT REMAIN SUFFICIENTLY ELASTIC, RESULTING IN TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKAGE. THIS LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN REDUCED PRESSURE APPLICATION TO THE CLUTCHES, BRAKE, AND KICKDOWN SERVO, ALLOWING THEM TO SLIP.|
|Hazard:||SUCH SLIPPAGE CAN CAUSE PREMATURE DETERIORATION OF THE FRICTION ELEMENT SURFACES AND COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE NOT TO ACCELERATE, OR NOT ACCELERATE AS EXPECTED, WHEN THE DRIVER PRESSES THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PRESSURE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE.|
|Additional Info:||OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 14, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-829-9956.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.