Hyundai/Kia Engine Failure Recall 1.4 Million Cars/SUV's 2011-14 Models Affected

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Cheap cars that look good but have bad engines.

I have a 2013 Sorento....I'm hoping they'd give loaners.

belgique said:   Cheap cars that look good but have bad engines.
  
had no problems since 2011. Although lots of recalls. I get them to do an oil change at same time. We'll see if they do it this time...

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Year: 2011 Make: Hyundai Model: SONATA
Number of Open Recalls: 1
NHTSA Recall Number: opens new window takes away from VIN lookup section> 17V152000 Recall Date: March 8, 2017
Manufacturer Recall Number: 160
SUMMARY:
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA (HYUNDAI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2011-2014 SONATA AND 2011-2015 SONATA HYBRID VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE SEAT BELT LINKAGES FOR BOTH FRONT SEAT BELTS MAY DETACH FROM THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR PRETENSIONERS.
SAFETY RISK:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, IF THE SEAT BELTS DETACH FROM THE ANCHOR PRETENSIONERS, IT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.
REMEDY:
PRETENSIONERS, REPAIRING THEM AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 7, 2017. OWNER'S MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-855-671-3059. HYUNDAI'S NUMBER FOR THE RECALL IS 160.
RECALL STATUS: Recall INCOMPLETE
MANUFACTURER NOTES:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NAT'L HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMIN VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236(TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV
If the manufacturer has failed or is unable to remedy this safety recall for your vehicle in a timely manner, please contact the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at: 1-888-327-4236 or TTY: 1-800-424-9153 or file an online complaint with NHTSA.
THIS RECALL DATA LAST REFRESHED: Apr 11, 2017

The U.S. recall is the second in the past two years for the same engine problem??? In September of 2015, Hyundai recalled 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years with the same engines.



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