2020 HYUNDAI Accent

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

5 Recalls for 2020 HYUNDAI Accent

Recall Date Component Summary
May 19, 2022 SEAT BELTS:FRONT | SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Accent, 2021-2022 Elantra, and 2021-2022 Elantra HEV vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

Remedy:

Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioner(s) with a cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 15, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 229. This recall expands and replaces NHTSA recall numbers 21V-796, 22V-069, 22V-218, and 22V-123 for Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles. All Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles already repaired under the previous recalls will need to have the new remedy completed.

May 19, 2022 SEAT BELTS:FRONT | SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Accent, 2021-2023 Elantra, and 2021-2022 Elantra HEV vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

Remedy:

Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioner(s) with a cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 15, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 229. This recall expands and replaces NHTSA recall numbers 21V-796, 22V-069, 22V-218, and 22V-123 for Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles. All Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles already repaired under the previous recalls will need to have the new remedy completed.

April 1, 2022 SEAT BELTS:FRONT | SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Elantra and 2020 Accent vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver and passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 31, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 223.

February 9, 2022 SEAT BELTS:FRONT | SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Accent vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) may explode upon deployment.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 25, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 219. This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall number 21V-796.

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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51 Service Alerts for 2020 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 16, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

When using Wireless CarPlay, the system may intermittently auto disconnect. When Wireless CarPlay is disconnected, a pop up message ⿿Phone Not Responding. Please reconnect it and try again⿝ will appear on the radio screen.

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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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September 29, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Certain 20-21MY Accent (HC) vehicles may experience an illuminated warning light due to Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) listed below. Perform the TCU update, and, if necessary, replace the IVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission) to resolve t

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May 20, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Certain 20-21MY Accent (HC) vehicles may experience an illuminated warning light due to Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) listed below. Perform the TCU update, and, if necessary, replace the IVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission) to resolve

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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 16, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When using Wireless CarPlay, the system may intermittently auto disconnect. When Wireless CarPlay is disconnected, a pop up message ⿿Phone Not Responding. Please reconnect it and try again⿝ will appear on the radio screen.

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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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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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December 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When using Wireless CarPlay, the system may intermittently auto disconnect. When Wireless CarPlay is disconnected, a pop up message ⿿Phone Not Responding. Please reconnect it and try again⿝ will appear on the radio screen.

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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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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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October 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information and procedures for collecting OBD ⿿In Use Monitor Performance Ratio⿝ (IUMPR) data on certain 2019-2021MY vehicles at California dealers. This reporting is mandated by CARB (California Air Resources Boa

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October 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information and procedures for collecting OBD ⿿In Use Monitor Performance Ratio⿝ (IUMPR) data on certain 2019-2021MY vehicles at California dealers. This reporting is mandated by CARB (California Air Resources Boa

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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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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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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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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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December 17, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information and procedures for collecting OBD ?In Use Monitor Performance Ratio? (IUMPR) data on certain 2019-2020MY vehicles at California dealers. This reporting is mandated by CARB (California Air Resources Board).

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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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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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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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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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