2011 HYUNDAI Accent

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

1 Recalls for 2011 HYUNDAI Accent

Recall Date Component Summary
September 8, 2015 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Hyundai Accent vehicles manufactured March 1, 2009, to February 11, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the brake light switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning brake light 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 brake light switch may also prevent the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position.

Remedy:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake switch, free of charge. The recall began on October 21, 2015. Owners may contact Hyundai’s customer service at 1-855-671-3059 or by visiting www.HyundaiUSA.com/Campaign131. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 131. This recall is an expansion of 13V-113.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2011 HYUNDAI Accent

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35 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2011 HYUNDAI Accent

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11145124
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10810863
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10917471
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 11010296
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11324093
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241999
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11173849
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11162543
ENGINE | SEAT BELTS | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11101320
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11145124
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11113538
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11046099
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10882613
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 10810863
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10790459
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10786305
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10749701
STEERING
ODI Number: 10732991
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10692591
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10672848
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10661093
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10648643
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10637777
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10639367
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10626978
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10614517
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10605278
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10575181
TIRES
ODI Number: 10537325
AIR BAGS | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10531981
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10524281
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10485904
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10478070
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10473176
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10386464
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0 Investigations for 2011 HYUNDAI Accent

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

44 Service Alerts for 2011 HYUNDAI Accent

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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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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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 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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March 23, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin describes the general guidelines to disinfect and protect vehicle interior surfaces using certain safe chemical products.

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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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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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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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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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January 9, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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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November 16, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

The shift lever on some vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.

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March 7, 2017 143100 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

The warranty coverage for the front passenger Occupant Classification System (OCS) sensor mat for 2006-2011MY Accent Vehicles has been extended to 15 years/unlimited mileage, starting from the date of original retail delivery or date of fir

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December 1, 2010 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

HYUNDAI: ON 2011 ACCENT VEHICLES THERE IS A BODY SENSING SENSOR FOR THE AIRBAGS. ELECTRONICS PLACED ON THE PASSENGER SEAT CAN CAUSE THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE. *RM

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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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October 1, 2011 111100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

HYUNDAI: PROCEDURE INFORMATION REGARDING THE (+) BATTERY CABLE TERMINAL REPLACEMENT ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. *PE

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November 1, 2010 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

HYUNDAI: THE PROCEDURE FOR A SOFTWARE UPDATE ON 2011 ACCENT MODELS. *RM

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February 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HYUNDAI: PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM. 2011 ACCENT. *RM

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November 1, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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