1996 HYUNDAI Sonata

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 1996 HYUNDAI Sonata

Recall Date Component Summary
February 26, 1997 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WERE CONTAMINATED DURING ASSEMBLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CONTAMINANTS FROM THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER CONTACTS.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1996 HYUNDAI Sonata

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28 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1996 HYUNDAI Sonata

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AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 8006183
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 877269
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 866162
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 827049
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 827048
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 827047
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 827046
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 827045
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 828722
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 827644
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 825839
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 814614
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 748941
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 723623
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 713565
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
ODI Number: 713643
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 564991
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 559404
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 559404
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 541574
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 538511
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 527817
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 525110
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 525110
TIRES
ODI Number: 525110
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 525110
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 525110
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 513427
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47 Service Alerts for 1996 HYUNDAI Sonata

Date Description
March 10, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides the inspection procedure and repair guidelines for certain vehicles listed below.

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March 10, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the inspection procedure and repair guidelines for certain vehicles listed below.

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November 19, 2020 190000 TIRES

This bulletin provides tire vibration service procedures, including how to optimize vehicle vibration performance. For all wheel/tire balance claims, the ⿿Tire Balance Data Sheet⿝ must be fully completed including imbalance and Road For

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December 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin describes the Wireless Android Auto and Wireless Apple CarPlay setup process for Display Audio Value (Non⿿Navigation) devices.

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November 30, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This bulletin describes the procedure to inspect and identify fluid which may appear around the brake caliper area.

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November 19, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin provides tire vibration service procedures, including how to optimize vehicle vibration performance. For all wheel/tire balance claims, the ⿿Tire Balance Data Sheet⿝ must be fully completed including imbalance and Road For

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May 6, 2020 190000 TIRES

This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance.

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May 6, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance.

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin describes the general guidelines to help disinfect and protect vehicle exterior/interior surfaces using recommended safe chemical products.

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July 14, 2020 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. The TSB illustrates the various causes of condensation inside the la

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July 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. The TSB illustrates the various causes of condensation inside the la

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July 14, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. The TSB illustrates the various causes of condensation inside the la

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April 17, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions:

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April 17, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions:

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April 17, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions:

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April 23, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert – low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert – vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days.

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April 23, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert – low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert – vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days.

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November 4, 2019 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. The BSD/BCW detects v

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November 4, 2019 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. The BSD/BCW detects v

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October 14, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides instruction detailing the proper methodology for scanning and uploading captured GDS data files to the Techline Repository. Compliance with this bulletin ensures that the GDS data files are correctly transferred and m

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February 5, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin describes the requirements for all wheel alignment and/or vehicle tracking claims and best practices when diagnosing and conducting alignment-related repairs for all models and model years.

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January 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides guidelines to inspect the USB, head unit, and multi-box for common connection conditions. 2. This bulletin presents guidelines to inspect for common Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connection conditions. 3. This bullet

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March 1, 1998 140000 AIR BAGS

SUBJECT ON AIRBAG REPAIR KIT PART NUMBERS. *TT

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May 1, 2011 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

HYUNDAI: ALL SONATA HYBRIDS. BRAKE BLEEDING PROCEDURE. *RM

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December 1, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OBD-II READINESS TEST DRIVE CYCLE. *TT

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September 2, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON COMPONENTS, ATTRIBUTES, AND PRECAUTIONS OF THE 7-SPEED DRY-TYPE DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT).

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October 1, 1996 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

MILD ENGINE SURGE AT HIGHWAY SPEED. *TW

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May 1, 1997 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

MODIFIED TRANSAXLE CONTROL MODULES. *TW

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November 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

PROVIDED PROCEDURES FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A BLOCK HEATER. *YC

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October 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SHOP MANUAL CORRECTION ON CYLINDER HEAD BOLT TORQUE SPECIFICATION. *YC

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February 1, 1997 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

AUDIO SYSTEM CONNECTOR REPLACEMENT. *TW

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March 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

IDLE SPEED CONTROL ACTUATOR (SHOP MANUAL CORRECTION). *TW

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October 1, 2001 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

INFORMATION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION. *SLC

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August 18, 1998 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

SHOP MANUAL ON DOHC SPARK PLUG WIRE ROUTING. *YC

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April 1, 1998 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A WIND NOISE IN THE AREA AROUND THE RIGHT

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September 1, 1997 105100 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:UNIVERSAL JOINT

THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR AND IDLE SWITCH ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE. *YC

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September 1, 1997 105100 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:UNIVERSAL JOINT

MODIFIED TRANSAXLE CONTROL MODULES. *YC

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September 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBJECT PERTAINING TO THE CRANKSHAFT AND CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR LOCATION. *YC

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January 1, 1997 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

SHIFT CONDITION CAUSED BY SHORT CIRCUIT IN INHIBITOR SWITCH. *TW

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January 1, 1997 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE. *TW

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July 1, 1997 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

INFORMATION CONCERNING FAULT CODES CAUSED BY THE TRANSAXLE TESTER. *AK

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July 1, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EXPERIENCING MILD ENGINE SURGE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT

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July 1, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

CUSTOMER MAY EXPERIENCE HARSH SHIFTING UNDER VARIOUS CONDITIONS. *TT

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December 1, 1998 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

INFORMATION ON FUEL INJECTOR CONFIGURATION. *YC

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June 1, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE FOR CLIFFORD AND DEI SECURITY SYSTEM. *JG

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January 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

THE CYLINDER HEAD TORQUE SEQUENCE FOR IN-LINE 4 CYLINDER ENGINES NOTED IN THE LISTED SHOP MANUALS IS INCORRECT. *JD

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March 1, 1997 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

RECALL 97V-026 – THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR THERMAL SWITCH CIRCUIT CONTACT POINTS MUST BE CLEANED ON CERTAIN HYUNDAI VEHICLES WHICH FALL INTO THE FOLLOWING PRODUTION RANGES TO CORRECT A POSSIBLE INTERMITTENT INTERRUPTION OF WIPER OPERATION

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1996 HYUNDAI Sonata

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