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2011-2013 Hyundai Tucson: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 120,000 model-year 2011-13 Hyundai Tucson SUVs

The Problem: The engine oil pan may leak. If not addressed, the loss of oil may result in engine damage that can increase the risk of a fire or cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: The remedy for this issue is still under development. 

What Owners Should Do: Hyundai will send owners an interim letter informing them of the issue beginning March 29; a second notification will be sent when a remedy is available. Owners can call the automaker at 855-371-9460, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Hyundai Tucson

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