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December 11, 2001

HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY Recalls 2001 XG300

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2001 HYUNDAI XG300.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1963

Manufactured:
08/2000 - 09/2000

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:
PASSENGER VEHICLES. IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES (PCM) WERE INSTALLED IN SOME VEHICLES. THE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED PCMS CONTAINED A CONDENSER THAT WAS NOT CORRECTLY INSTALLED ONTO THE PCM PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD. THE INCORRECT INSTALLATION OF THE CONDENSER COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE IGNITION FAILURE SENSOR.

Consequence Summary:
A DAMAGED IGNITION FAILURE SENSOR COULD RESULT IN ENGINE STALLING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PCM TO DETERMINE IF IT WAS MANUFACTURED DURING THE AFFECTED PRODUCTION PERIOD. IF NECESSARY, THE PCM WILL BE REPLACED.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V362000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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