Hyundai Recalling Elantra Vehicles That May Have Damaged Power Steering Connector

Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds

Hyundai Recalling Elantra Vehicles That May Have Damaged Power Steering Connector
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April 5, 2017

Hyundai Motor America has issued a recall affecting certain model year 2017 Elantra vehicles.

The affected vehicles may have a damaged Electronic Power Steering (MDPS) connector—resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.

Loss of power steering assist would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

Hyundai will notify owners of the recalled Elantra vehicles, and Hyundai dealers will replace the EPS motor at no cost to vehicle owners.

This recall is expected to begin on April 28, 2017. For further information, contact Hyundai customer service at (800) 243-7766.

Hyundai's reference number for this recall 161.