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    Recalls: Hyundai, Kia recall 270,000 cold-weather state vehicles over rust
    2013-08-15

    Hyundai has announced plans to recall 240,000 Sonata and Azera models registered in the northern United States over corrosion caused by the use of road salt. Exposure to the salt can cause rust to form (we know, basic chemistry here), and that the corrosion can change the alignment of the rear wheels, according to Reuters. Sonatas from the 2006 to 2010 ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai and Kia recalling 1.6M more models for faulty brake switch
    2013-04-03

    In what is likely the largest recall campaign for Hyundai and Kia, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of more than 1.6 million models due to a faulty brake switch. This is in addition to almost 700,000 Hyundai and Kia models recalled for the same problem back in 2009. In more than 620,000 Kia models and 1 million ...

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    Recalls: NHTSA launching investigation into 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata rust
    2013-04-02

    The Detroit News reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating almost 400,000 Hyundai Sonata models over rust complaints. So far, NHTSA has received six complaints that Sonata models, built between 2006 and 2008, have allegedly suffered rear control arm failures due to subframe rust. Three of those occurred at highway speeds, ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai recalls over 220,000 Sonata and Santa Fe models over airbag concern
    2012-07-30

    Hyundai is recalling certain Sonata and Santa Fe models due to issues with the vehicles' airbags. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain 2012-2013 Sonata models may have been built with side-curtain airbags that may deploy inadvertently, potentially injuring occupants and greatly reducing driver visibility. Hyundai will ...

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    Hyundai recalling nearly 140,000 new Sonatas
    2010-09-26

    It looks like the Hyundai Sonata is officially taking its place near the top of the midsize car category. We already told you how it has moved into third place in the sales race, and now it moves up the charts again... but on a much less desirable list. Hyundai has issued a recall of 139,500 Sonatas over steering issues. The National Highway Traffic ...

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    2011 Hyundai Sonata door latch recall gets official
    2010-03-08

    A couple weeks back, Hyundai put a stop-sale on its freshly minted 2011 Sonata sedan because a front door latch could malfunction after a rather labored series of steps. The stop-sale was lifted almost immediately, though, as the Korean automaker was able to quickly ship replacement parts to U.S. dealers, at which point the vehicles in stock were ...

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    BREAKING: Hyundai issues stop-sale on 2011 Sonata over possible door latch malfunction *UPDATE
    2010-02-23

    With the first units of its 2011 Sonata sedan having just begun hitting dealers, Hyundai is in the unfortunate position of having to issue a stop-sale on its most hotly anticipated new model in some time. According to Hyundai, an estimated 5,000 Sonatas may have a defective front door latch that could require replacement: Because the two rear doors do ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #164 - Return of the Lieberman
    2010-02-02

    The prodigal Jonny Lieberman phones in this week for episode #164 of the Autoblog Podcast, joining Chris, Sam, and Dan for the ensuing hijinks. Despite the massive preoccupation with Toyota recalls, which does lead us off, our quartet manages to hit some other topics, too. Hyundai's 2011 Sonata and its pricing gives us relief from recall madness, ...

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    Hyundai matches incentives for Toyota customers from Ford, GM
    2010-01-29

    Mired in what is officially a nightmarish recall fiasco, Toyota's getting gang-tackled as it wraps up a really bad week. General Motors, smelling blood in the water, is offering incentives specifically targeting Toyota drivers through the end of February. Likewise, Ford is adding $1,000 to the trade-ins of any Toyota, Lexus, or Scion (as well as Acura and ...

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    Hyundai recalling over 91,000 Sonata sedans due to... sharp chrome door handles?!
    2009-05-26

    When opening a door, one expects to grab the handle and pull without the risk of injury. If you own a 2002 or 2003 Hyundai Sonata with chrome handles, you may not have that luxury, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. As a result, Hyundai is recalling 91,000 Sonatas because the chrome plating on the upper edge of the interior handle may ...

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    Multiple Hyundai recalls for brake lamps and rust issues affect nearly 1M units
    2009-04-20

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Hyundai have initiated recalls on 963,305 vehicles as part of four separate campaigns. The first recall, blanketing over one half million late-model vehicles, is nationwide. The other three recalls, all corrosion-related on older vehicles, are limited to the regions of the country where salt is ...

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    Hyundai recalling nearly 400,000 Sonatas to check seat sensor
    2008-04-16

    Front seat cushions are under a lot of pressure these days. It is a strenuous job, as they are tasked with determining how heavy the derrière sitting on them actually is. According to Hyundai, passenger seat sensors in the cushions of some 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonatas may not be up to the task of distinguishing between a child and an adult, so they are ...

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    Forbes lists most recalled 2006 models
    2007-03-02

    Forbes' Dan Lienert studied the NHTSA's recall numbers for 2006 models and compiled a list of the most recalled vehicles sold in the U.S. The worst? The 2006 Dodge Ram with a total of seven recalls. It was recalled for a bad brake control unit, a defective front suspension, potentially faulty airbags and transfer cases, possibly bad seatbelts, defective ...

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