2008 HYUNDAI Tucson

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

2 Recalls for 2008 HYUNDAI Tucson

Recall Date Component Summary
April 1, 2013 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Remedy:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s recall campaign number is 110.

April 1, 2013 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Remedy:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s recall campaign number is 110.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2008 HYUNDAI Tucson

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Date Component  
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38 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 HYUNDAI Tucson

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Date Component  
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11415599
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11413283
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10970009
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11366642
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11354954
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11282419
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11222801
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11054598
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 11047827
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10883762
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10882329
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10870033
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10732675
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10725938
EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10704348
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10608844
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10586511
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10568989
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10514430
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10490061
SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10483813
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10457568
STEERING
ODI Number: 10453442
STEERING
ODI Number: 10448966
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10430074
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10422557
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10419823
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10419476
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10370372
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10356565
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10330419
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10322340
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10321508
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10311922
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10277003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10261137
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10254452
TIRES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10230177
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0 Investigations for 2008 HYUNDAI Tucson

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

48 Service Alerts for 2008 HYUNDAI Tucson

Date Description
July 14, 2022 190000 TIRES

Effective June 2, 2008, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 110 (FMVSS 110) established a threshold for correcting load carrying capacity information indicated on tire placards when vehicle weight has been increased before retail sale

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July 28, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Follow the guidelines outlined in this bulletin to inspect and clean or replace certain components of the engine intake system accordingly during engine short block or sub-assembly replacement.

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March 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides the service procedure for engine connecting rod bearing clearance testing. Perform the procedure outlined in this bulletin to fulfill the Bearing Clearance Test inspection requirements to determine next required steps

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March 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides best practice recommendations when performing brake service procedures.

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March 23, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides best practice recommendations when performing brake service procedures.

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March 10, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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May 21, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Hyundai approves only the ATF, DCT gear oil and IVT gear oil specified in the vehicleâ¿¿s ownerâ¿¿s manual. ï¿· Use of other ATF may result in improper shift quality or other drivability conditions. ï¿· Use of other DCT and IV

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March 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the service procedure for engine connecting rod bearing clearance testing. Perform the procedure outlined in this bulletin to fulfill the Bearing Clearance Test inspection requirements to determine next required steps

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March 23, 2021 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This bulletin provides best practice recommendations when performing brake service procedures.

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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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December 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the calibration procedure for the engine bearing clearance tester. The bearing clearance tester is already pre-calibrated, but additional calibration may be required due to variable shop compressor air pressure when t

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December 15, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin provides information on wheel cleaning procedure and cleaning agent recommendations.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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April 15, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Once the VIN has been programmed to the ECM/PCM, it cannot b

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April 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Once the VIN has been programmed to the ECM/PCM, it cannot b

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February 3, 2017 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

In some areas, a vehicle’s underbody may exhibit corrosion due to road salt usage. As a precautionary measure, cavity wax coating is applied to the internal surfaces of underbody components, and an undercoating spray is applied to the botto

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April 12, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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April 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HYUNDAI: 2007-2009 TUCSON. ECM SOFTWARE UPDATE. *RM

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April 1, 2011 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

HYUNDAI: 2007-2009 TUCSON. ECM SOFTWARE UPDATE. *RM

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November 16, 2012 160000 STRUCTURE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 9, 2016 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

THE PCM OR TCM CONTAINS LOGIC TO ADJUST SOLENOID DUTY AND LINE PRESSURE AS NEEDED TO COMPENSATE FOR NORMAL CLUTCH WEAR OVER THE LIFE OF THE TRANSAXLE. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO RESET (ERASE) AND RELEARN THE PCM/TCM

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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, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HYUNDAI: ATA SOLENOID DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0742, P0743, P0746, P0748, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765, P0770. INCORRECT OPERATION OF THE TRANSAXLE SOLENOIDS MAY RESULT IN THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS-CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ILLUMINATED

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October 1, 2009 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

HYUNDAI: ATA SOLENOID DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0742, P0743, P0746, P0748, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765, P0770. INCORRECT OPERATION OF THE TRANSAXLE SOLENOIDS MAY RESULT IN THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS-CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ILLUMINATED

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April 1, 2010 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

HYUNDAI: LABEL REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLE LOADING TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. EFFECTIVE 6/2/08, FMVSS 110 (FMVSS 110) SETS A THRESHOLD FOR CORRECTING LOAD CAPACITY INFORMATION INDICATED ON TIRE PLACARDS WHEN VEHICLE WEIGHT HAS BEEN INCREASED

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July 31, 2014 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

CAVITY WAX PREVENTATIVE PROCEDURE TO APPLY TO FRONT AND REAR UNDER BODY. *LJ

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May 21, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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May 1, 2008 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

ALL VEHICLES RETAILED BEGINNING ON JUE 2, 2008 THAT MEET THE ADDITIONAL WEIGHT CRITERIA ABOVE. LABEL REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLE LOADING TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. *PE

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May 1, 2008 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

TUCSON P0171, P0174 (SYSTEM TOO LEAN) AIR FILTER HOUSINGS FOR 2.0L AND 2.7L ENGINES. *PE

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