Hyundai Recalling 33,800 Elantra Vehicles with Potential Brake Defect

A loss of power brake assist can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle

Hyundai Recalling 33,800 Elantra Vehicles with Potential Brake Defect
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February 9, 2017

Hyundai Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2017 Elantra vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake booster may fail, resulting in a loss of power brake assist.

A loss of power brake assist can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Approximately 33,800 Elantra vehicles are included in this recall.

Owners of the recalled vehicles will be notified by Hyundai, and local dealers will replace the brake system booster assembly, free of charge.

For additional information, contact Hyundai customer service at (800) 633-5151. Hyundai's reference number for this recall is 157.