2021 HYUNDAI Kona

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

1 Recalls for 2021 HYUNDAI Kona

Recall Date Component Summary
April 28, 2021 ENGINE

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Elantra, 2019-2021 Kona and Veloster vehicles equipped with 2.0L Nu MPI engines. The piston oil rings may not have been properly heat-treated, which could result in engine damage.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the engine, free of charge. In addition, Hyundai will deploy Piston Ring Noise Sensing System (PNSS) software. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 25, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460.

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6 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2021 HYUNDAI Kona

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415480
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11414159
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11413166
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 11413081
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 11413081
STEERING
ODI Number: 11406057
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38 Service Alerts for 2021 HYUNDAI Kona

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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May 5, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Hyundai is conducting a service campaign 974 to enhance the knock sensor logic with the Cylinder Noise Diagnostic System (CNDS) software update. CNDS is to detect abnormal cylinder wall scuffing or noise of the engine block before potential

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May 5, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Hyundai is conducting a service campaign 974 to enhance the knock sensor logic with the Cylinder Noise Diagnostic System (CNDS) software update. CNDS is to detect abnormal cylinder wall scuffing or noise of the engine block before potential

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May 19, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Certain vehicles (listed below) equipped with 7-speed Double Clutch Transmissions (DCT) may exhibit abnormal vibration at low speeds. This bulletin outlines the procedures for diagnosing clutch judder, updating the Transmission Control Unit

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May 19, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain vehicles (listed below) equipped with 7-speed Double Clutch Transmissions (DCT) may exhibit abnormal vibration at low speeds. This bulletin outlines the procedures for diagnosing clutch judder, updating the Transmission Control Unit

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May 5, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Hyundai is conducting a service campaign to enhance the knock sensor logic with the Cylinder Noise Diagnostic System (CNDS) software update. CNDS is to detect abnormal cylinder wall scuffing or noise of the engine block before potentially s

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May 5, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Hyundai is conducting a service campaign to enhance the knock sensor logic with the Cylinder Noise Diagnostic System (CNDS) software update. CNDS is to detect abnormal cylinder wall scuffing or noise of the engine block before potentially s

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May 5, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Hyundai is conducting a service campaign to enhance the knock sensor logic with the Cylinder Noise Diagnostic System (CNDS) software update. CNDS is to detect abnormal cylinder wall scuffing or noise of the engine block before potentially s

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

April 8, 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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April 8, 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 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 a front brake pad backing plate grease application procedure to address squealing during braking.

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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 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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October 1, 2021 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

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

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 10, 2021 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This bulletin provides a front brake pad backing plate grease application procedure to address squealing during braking.

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.

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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

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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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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September 9, 2020 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 assembly.

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

September 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 assembly.

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

September 9, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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 assembly.

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

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.

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

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