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Hyundai recalls 58,000 Elantra Touring models for side airbag

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Report Receipt Date: JUN 10, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V310000 verification
Component(s):
Potential Number of Units Affected: 35,000
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

SUMMARY:
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Elantra Touring vehicles manufactured December 15, 2009, through May 7, 2012. The affected vehicles have a support bracket attached to the headliner that may become displaced during a side curtain airbag deployment.


CONSEQUENCE:
If the headliner support bracket makes contact with an occupant during a crash, it may cause a laceration injury.

REMEDY:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will apply adhesive strips to the headliner, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-August 2014. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 117.

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.

 

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