2021 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 2021 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.

May 6, 2022 STEERING:COLUMN

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Accent vehicles. A bolt in the steering column may not be secured properly, which can cause the steering column to detach from the steering rack and result in a loss of steering control.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and tighten the lower steering column u-joint retention bolt, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 5, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 226.

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.

December 2, 2021 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Accent vehicles. The brake master cylinder may have been manufactured with sharp edges that can damage the inner oil seal, resulting in reduced braking performance.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the brake master cylinder, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 28, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 213.

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21 Service Alerts for 2021 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 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 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 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 23, 2021 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

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

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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 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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January 21, 2021 010000 STEERING

This bulletin describes the procedure to update the MDPS (Motor Driven Power Steering) ECU for loss of steering assist when the engine is started. DTCs C125901, ⿿Steering Angle Sensor Fail⿝ and C111201, ⿿Sensor Supply Voltage Error⿝

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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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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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