Hyundai expands Genesis recall

Hyundai has announced that they will be expanding their recall for the 2009-2012 Genesis luxury midsize sedans. Previously, they had announced the recall that involved approximately 27,500 vehicles, but have since included an additional 16,000 units, which brings the grand total to about 43,500. The production dates have also expanded as well, now from April 30, 2008, through…

Hyundai recalls over 27,000 Genesis luxury sedans for potential brake issue

Hyundai has announced a recall on Monday for their 2009-2012 Genesis luxury mid-sized sedans. In all, approximately 27,500 vehicles, which were built from April 1, 2008, through March 16, 2012, will be affected by the latest Hyundai recall. The Genesis sedan is also complemented by the Equus full-size sedan at the top of Hyundai’s vehicle lineup, and…

Two separate Hyundai recalls for rear suspension and axle shaft issues

Hyundai is recalling three of their vehicles in two separate campaigns, for two different issues. Over 239,000 Sonata and Azera sedans are being recalled for a rear suspension issue, and over 23,000 Santa Fe SUVs for an axle shaft issue. The 2006-2010 Sonata mid-sized sedan and the 2006-2011 Azera full-sized sedan are being recalled because road salt can corrode…

Hyundai recalls over 15,000 Entourage minivans

Following up on a recall from their sister company Kia, Hyundai has announced a recall for their version of the Sedona, the Entourage minivan. Approximately 15,500 vehicles produced from February 16, 2006, through June 30, 2008, and sold to the “cold-weather” states will be affected. The recall is identical to the Sedona recall, in that the lower front…

Kia recalls Sedona minivans for steering failure

Kia has announced a recall for their 2006-2012 Sedona minivans, for an issue that could cause the steering to fail. In all, nearly 80,000 vehicles that were manufactured from June 15, 2005, through August 14, 2012 will be affected. The cause of the Kia recall was determined to be the front control arms, which could rust over time and possibly…

Kia Motors sets aside $187 million for false mileage claims

In the aftermath of one of the largest “overstated fuel economy claims” in U.S. automotive industry, South Korea’s Kia Motors has announced that they will set aside 200 billion Korean won ($187.13 million), in order to compensate owners that purchased their vehicles during the affected model years. Kia Motors, and their parent company Hyundai Motors (a part of…

Hyundai recalls Azera full-size sedan for airbag sensor issue

South Korean automaker Hyundai has announced that they will be recalling their full-size 2013 Azera sedan for an airbag sensor issue. In all, over 5,200 vehicles will be affected by the latest Hyundai recall. The issue concerns the sensor that is located in the passenger seat (generally in the seat cushion), that is normally able to detect the…

Hyundai recalls Elantra for headliner support bracket issue

The other Hyundai recall involves the 2011-2013 Elantra, although it’s not a part of the same recall as the Hyundai Sonata, or the massive recall with the other vehicles in the South Korean automaker’s lineup. This particular recall came about after one of their customers reported that a headliner support bracket had broken off and…

Hyundai recalls about 200,000 Sonatas for faulty brake light switch

As a part of a massive Hyundai recall involving a total of 1.7 million vehicles, every 2011 model year Sonata that was built at their Montgomery, Alabama assembly point is also going back to their respective dealers. In all, this represents over 200,000 of the South Korean automaker‘s midsize sedan. The safety issue concerns the brake light…