Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
ACCEPTABLE
Rollover Rating Test Results
POOR
Side Impact Test Results
ACCEPTABLE

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 05V315000
Mfg's Report Date: 07/06/2005
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8400


Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER RATCHET PAWL WAS NOT PROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND MY DAMAGE THE TEETH OF THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER RATCHET. DAMAGED PARKING BRAKE LEVER RATCHET TEETH MAY PREVENT THE PARKING BRAKE FROM ENGAGING OR MAY ALLOW THE PARKING BRAKE TO RELEASE AFTER IT HAS BEEN ENGAGED.

Consequence:
THE INABILITY TO ENGAGE, OR THE INADVERTENT RELEASE OF, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER MAY ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO ROLL WHILE IT IS PARKED AND MAY RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE VEHICLE'S PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151.

Notes:
HYUNDAI RECALL NO. 071. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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