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Hyundai steering locked up, no power assist

Recall for Hyundai steering — locked up, no power assist

Hyundai has issued a recall service bulletin #17V213000 to address a steering problem on 2017 Hyundai Elantra vehicles.

Hyundai recall for loss of power steering assist

Hyundai has determined that a damaged electronic power steering connector can result in a loss of power steering assist. The steering will still work but will then require much higher steering effort by the driver. This would be more noticeable at lower speeds, especially while parking. Hyundai warns that this could result in a crash.

Hyundai Recall notices

Hyundai began issuing recall notices on April 28, 2017 for vehicles manufactured on December 22, 2016 thru December 31, 2016. Hyundai will replace the electronic power steering motor free of charge. Contact Hyundai customer service at 800-243-7766 or your nearest Hyundai dealer. If you have any issues getting this problem resolved, contact the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration at 888-327-4236

NHTSA Recall # 17V-213 Manufacturer recall #161

“The subject vehicles are equipped with electronic power steering (EPS). The EPS motor provides steering assist while driving. The EPS motor connector may have been damaged during assembly at the supplier, preventing a proper connection to the electronic control unit. If this condition occurs, a diagnostic code is stored in the system’s control unit, and steering assist is no longer provided.”


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