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2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Ignition Issue

16_Hyundai_Sonata_Hybrid_ES.jpg 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid | Cars.com photo by Evan Sears

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The problem: The engine may rattle under acceleration and the malfunction indicator lamp may illuminate on the dash. The engine may be misfiring due to faulty ignition coils.

Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace all four ignition coils with factory-updated units.

Warranty info: This service is being performed free of charge under Hyundai’s new-vehicle, powertrain or extended warranty, whichever applies.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it’s involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Hyundai at 800-633-5151 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 16-01-003-1.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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