2018 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 2018 HYUNDAI Accent

Recall Date Component Summary
August 6, 2021 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LATCH

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Sonata, 2016-2018 Sonata Hybrid, 2018-2020 Accent, and 2016-2017 Azera vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, “Internal Trunk Release.”

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 208.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2018 HYUNDAI Accent

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6 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 HYUNDAI Accent

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11354157
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11309994
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11163525
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11089545
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11080047
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11105004
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76 Service Alerts for 2018 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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April 6, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.

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April 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.

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April 30, 2018 102650 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:GEARS

The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.

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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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October 18, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If a vehicle arrives at the dealership with the symptoms below, follow the procedures outlined in this bulletin to ensure that the shipping fuse is completely seated in the junction box. ⿢ TPMS Lamp ON ⿢ Trunk Open Warning Lamp ON wh

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May 10, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

The trunk latch base can be ordered separately from the trunk latch assembly. This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the trunk latch base.

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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 18, 2020 175100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LATCH

The trunk latch base can be ordered separately from the trunk latch assembly. This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the trunk latch base.

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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 18, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

The trunk latch base can be ordered separately from the trunk latch assembly. This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the trunk latch base.

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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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August 10, 2020 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components.

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August 10, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components.

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August 10, 2020 018100 STEERING:AUTOMATED/ADAPTIVE STEERING:MOTOR/ACTUATOR

This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components.

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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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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 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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September 9, 2020 010000 STEERING

This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components.

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September 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components.

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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 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness.

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April 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness.

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April 9, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness.

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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 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you are servicing a vehicle with the DTC or symptoms listed below, refer to the Service Procedure to diagnose the condition. ? Diagnostic trouble codes: ?P0705 – Range switch sensor circuit ?P0706 – Range switch range/performance ?P07

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December 17, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing a vehicle with a transmission slipping concern, follow the Service Procedure shown below and perform a stall test. This TSB provides a procedure to test each clutch in the transmission. If the vehicle fails the stall te

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December 17, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you are servicing a vehicle with a transmission slipping concern, follow the Service Procedure shown below and perform a stall test. This TSB provides a procedure to test each clutch in the transmission. If the vehicle fails the stall te

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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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March 25, 2020 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a (Check Engine Light on) and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the input/output speed sensor and oil pressure harness.

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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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February 20, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness.

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February 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness.

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February 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness.

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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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January 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This TSB provides a procedure to diagnose and repair a transaxle for the following Incorrect Ratio DTC (transaxle clutch slipping more than 200 rpm in gear).

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January 3, 2020 010000 STEERING

This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components.

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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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August 12, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine? light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness.

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August 12, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine? light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness.

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August 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine? light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness.

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May 8, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides a procedure to transfer pressure data to the ECU/TCU using GDS Mobile. This procedure is necessary to reduce the TCU learning time and improve the shift quality.

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May 8, 2019 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

This bulletin provides a procedure to transfer pressure data to the ECU/TCU using GDS Mobile. This procedure is necessary to reduce the TCU learning time and improve the shift quality.

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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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June 4, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

This TSB provides a procedure to diagnose and repair a transaxle for the following Incorrect Ratio DTC (transaxle clutch slipping more than 200 rpm in gear).

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May 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Hyundai Motor America is adding additional VINs to Service Campaign T2X. Service Campaign T2X provides a service procedure to replace spark plugs on certain 2018 Accent vehicles.

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May 23, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Hyundai Motor America is adding additional VINs to Service Campaign T2X. Service Campaign T2X provides a service procedure to replace spark plugs on certain 2018 Accent vehicles.

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May 23, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Hyundai Motor America is adding additional VINs to Service Campaign T2X. Service Campaign T2X provides a service procedure to replace spark plugs on certain 2018 Accent vehicles.

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May 22, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the current spark plugs, replace all 4 spark plugs, check new spark plug gap, and clear Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). This bulletin addresses the following conditions: ? DTC P0300 / P0301

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July 18, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ?Check Engine Light on? and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the input/output speed sensor and oil pressure harness.

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July 10, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a complaint of ?Check Engine Light on? and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and oil pressure harness.

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July 18, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a Check Engine light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the oil pressure harness.

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April 6, 2018 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.

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April 2, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

If a vehicle exhibits a harsh and/or delayed shift, follow the Service Procedure below to measure the shift engagement time.

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April 25, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to replace the spark plugs on certain 2018 Accent vehicles. Service Campaign T2X provides a service procedure to replace the spark plugs.

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April 30, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.

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April 25, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the current spark plugs, replace all 4 spark plugs, check new spark plug gap, and clear Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). This bulletin addresses the following conditions: ? DTC P0300 / P0301

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