November 8, 2000
1999-2000 Hyundai Sonata and Elantra Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting 1999-2000
Hyundai Sonata and Elantra automobiles, manufactured between July 1998 - July 2000.
Certain Sonata vehicles equipped with 2.5
liter V-6 engines and all Elantra vehicles may experience intermittent low-speed engine
stalling, which occurs if the MAF (Mass Air Flow) Sensor electrical signal is interrupted
as a result of engine vibration transmitted to the MAF Sensor connector wiring harness.
This condition can increase the risk of a crash.
165,977 automobiles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will re-route the MAF Sensor connector
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began during October 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V259/Hyundai
Recall Nos. 039/040]
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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