2021 HYUNDAI Elantra

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

6 Recalls for 2021 HYUNDAI Elantra

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.

December 28, 2021 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Santa Fe, 2021 Sonata, and Elantra vehicles. During manufacturing, the windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach in a crash.

Remedy:

Dealers will remove and reinstall the front windshield panel, 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 216.

October 13, 2021 SEAT BELTS:FRONT | SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Elantra, Elantra HEV, Venue, Genesis GV80 and 2022 Genesis GV70 vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side 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 December 10, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s numbers for this recall are 211 and 009G.

April 28, 2021 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Elantra vehicles. The driver and front passenger seat back recliners may have been improperly welded.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and if necessary, replace the seat back frame assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 25, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-888-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 204.

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34 Service Alerts for 2021 HYUNDAI Elantra

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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June 3, 2022 010000 STEERING

Certain vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft bearing.

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March 31, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

On certain 2021 Elantra and 2022 Kona vehicles equipped with 2.0L engine, a coolant leak at the Water Temperature Sensor (WTS) may be observed due to machining burrs at the mounting port of the cylinder head, resulting in improper coolant

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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 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the service procedure to update the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software for certain Elantra (CN7/CN7a) vehicles equipped with the 2.0L MPI and Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT). This update to the damper cl

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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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January 31, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

Certain 2021MY Elantra vehicles may exhibit paint delamination on the left, right and lower moldings of the front bumper. Follow the procedure outlined in this bulletin to remove and replace the dark chrome front bumper moldings.

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January 31, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain 2021MY Elantra vehicles may exhibit paint delamination on the left, right and lower moldings of the front bumper. Follow the procedure outlined in this bulletin to remove and replace the dark chrome front bumper moldings.

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January 12, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Certain vehicles equipped with 7-speed Double Clutch Transmissions (DCT) may exhibit abnormal shifting caused by an out of specification input shaft snap ring. This bulletin outlines the procedures for inspecting for 1-2 or 2-1 shift shoc

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January 12, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain vehicles equipped with 7-speed Double Clutch Transmissions (DCT) may exhibit abnormal shifting caused by an out of specification input shaft snap ring. This bulletin outlines the procedures for inspecting for 1-2 or 2-1 shift shoc

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February 4, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin describes the procedure to update the radio software to help reduce the disconnection occurrences.

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July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2021 Elantra (CN7) vehicles may exhibit a condition with multiple warning lights displayed on the instrument cluster and various symptoms; multiple DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Code), reduction in power steering assist, and not able to shi

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December 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information on the Launch Quality Monitoring Process (LQMP) for the 2021MY Hyundai Elantra. After a new vehicle launch, Hyundai uses the LQMP to monitor all customer and dealer activities at a minimum of 100 days. The

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June 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

On certain 2021-2022 Elantra vehicles, a coolant leak at the Water Temperature Sensor (WTS) may be observed due to machining burrs at the mounting port of the cylinder head, resulting in improper coolant sealing.

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May 26, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information regarding the use of window mounted lockboxes without RFID shielding, which may cause battery drain on dealer stock vehicles. The lockbox is still within the range of the receiver when it is mounted to the

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May 27, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Module (ECM) software update for 2021MY Elantra (CN7/CN7A) vehicles equipped with the 2.0L engine to update the ECM logic for the following conditions and DTCs: ï¿· Incorr

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April 21, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Some 2021 Elantra (CN7a) rear combination lamp turn signal light bulbs may prematurely become inoperative. This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the rear combination lamp turn signal light bulbs for both the right and left side.

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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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 5, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides the service procedure to update the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) software for certain Elantra (CN7/CN7a) vehicles equipped with the 2.0L MPI and Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT). This update to the damper cl

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 10, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin describes the procedure to update the radio software to help reduce the disconnection occurrences.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 26, 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. This bulletin

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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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 15, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin provides information on the Launch Quality Monitoring Process (LQMP) for the 2021MY Hyundai Elantra. After a new vehicle launch, Hyundai uses the LQMP to monitor all customer and dealer activities at a minimum of 100 days. The

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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