2012 Hyundai Genesis Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    16V117000
    Recall Date
    02/29/2016
    Component
    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2012 Genesis vehicles manufactured August 1, 2011, to April 30, 2012, and 2011-2013 Equus vehicles manufactured July 10, 2011, to June 12, 2012. The windshield wiper motor cover seal on the affected vehicles may degrade allowing corrosion on the wiper motor's circuit board. The corrosion can cause intermittent or total loss of wiper function.

    Consequence

    Inoperative wipers during inclement weather can decrease driver visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor cover and seal, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 140.

  • Recall Number
    13V489000
    Recall Date
    10/29/2013
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
    Summary

    HYUNDAI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 GENESIS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED APRIL 30, 2008, THROUGH MARCH 28, 2012. THE VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN BRAKE FLUID WHICH DOES NOT PROTECT AGAINST CORROSION OF THE HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (HECU).

    Consequence

    IF THE MODULE CORRODES, REDUCED BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS MAY RESULT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    HYUNDAI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO BRING THEIR VEHICLE TO A DEALER FOR SERVICE. HYUNDAI WILL INSPECT THE HECU MODULE FOR PROPER OPERATION, AND WILL REPLACE THE MODULES AS NECESSARY. HYUNDAI WILL REPLACE THE FACTORY BRAKE FLUID IN THOSE VEHICLES THAT HAVE NOT PREVIOUSLY HAD THE FACTORY BRAKE FLUID REPLACED. THESE REPAIRS WILL BE DONE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY THE END OF DECEMBER 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151 OR BY EMAIL AT CONSUMERAFFAIRS@HMAUSA.COM. HYUNDAI'S RECALL NUMBER IS 114.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.