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2010 Tucson GLS Sport Utility EXTERIOR LIGHTING Recall

On April 26, 2011, the NHTSA and Hyundai announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s EXTERIOR LIGHTING. Learn more about this problem below.
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2010 Tucson GLS Sport Utility EXTERIOR LIGHTING Recall

Recall ID # 11V259000 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Recall Date
APR 26, 2011

Model Affected
2010 HYUNDAI TUCSON

Recall Summary
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 TUCSON VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 27, 2010, THROUGH APRIL 17, 2010 FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT," FOR THE PHOTOMETRY REQUIREMENTS OF THE REAR REFLECTOR ASSEMBLIES INSTALLED IN THE REAR BUMPERS.

Defect Consenquence
THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY OF THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR REFLECTOR ASSEMBLIES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI'S CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.

Units Affected
7829

Notes
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 101
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