Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata

16_Hyundai_Sonata_Recall.jpg 2016 Hyundai Sonata; | Manufacturer image

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 65,000 model-year 2015-16 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between May 28, 2014, and Aug. 21, 2015

The Problem: The antilock braking system warning light will not illuminate in the event of a malfunction, although the brake system warning light will illuminate. If the driver is alerted that there is a brake system malfunction but not specifically in the ABS, the driver may operate the vehicle unaware that the vehicle’s brakes may lock up during hard braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will update the ABS control unit software for free.

What Owners Should Do: Hyundai will begin notifying owners Dec. 11. Owners can call the automaker at 855-671-3059, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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