Hyundai Recalls 137,500 Tucson Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue

a local Hyundai dealer will inspect and tighten the bolts that secure the driver's airbag assembly

Hyundai Recalls 137,500 Tucson Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue
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May 21, 2014

what's being recalled?

Hyundai is recalling approximately 137,500 model year 2011-2014 Tucson vehicles manufactured from January 3, 2011 through December 23, 2013.

what's the issue?

In the affected vehicles, the airbag assembly installed in the steering wheel may come loose from its mounting.

An airbag assembly that is not properly mounted may result in an increased risk of injury to the driver in the event of a crash.

next steps

Owners of the recalled Tucson vehicles will be notified by Hyundai, and a local Hyundai dealer will inspect and tighten the bolts that secure the driver's airbag assembly. This service will be provided at no cost to vehicle owners.

For additional information on this recall, contact Hyundai Customer Service toll-free at 800-633-5151. Hyundai's reference number for this recall is 118.