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Hyundai Recalling More Than 1 Million Vehicles

April 09, 2013

Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling more than 1 million vehicles because the stop lamp switch may malfunction, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported.

The recall covers 2007-2009 model-year Accent and Tucson vehicles, 2007-2010 MY Elantra vehicles, 2007-2011 MY Santa Fe vehicles, 2008-2009 MY Veracruz vehicles, 2010-2011 MY Genesis Coupe vehicles, and 2011 MY Sonata vehicles.

A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to fail to illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed.  In addition, depressing the brake pedal may fail to deactivate the cruise control.

A malfunctioning stop lamp switch also might result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, and might affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light might also illuminate.

Hyundai dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall will begin by June.

Owners can reach Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.

 

 

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