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1996 HYUNDAI ELANTRA Recall - Campaign #97V026000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1996 HYUNDAI ELANTRA RECALL - #97V026000

RECALL FOR VISIBILITY : WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER : MOTOR

THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WERE CONTAMINATED DURING ASSEMBLY.

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Vehicle 1996 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Manufacturer HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Manufactured between 11/20/1995 - 10/18/1996
Recalled on 3/3/1997
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 4/28/1997
# Affected 74,965
Recalled for VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
 
Description THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WERE CONTAMINATED DURING ASSEMBLY.
Consequences THIS CONTAMINATION INTERFERES WITH THE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT CONTINUITY AND PREVENTS THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR FROM OPERATING. INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPERS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CONTAMINANTS FROM THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER CONTACTS.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN MARCH 18, 1997.NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-829-9956.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
See also 1996 HYUNDAI ELANTRA Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

1996 HYUNDAI ELANTRA Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY
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Jan 19, 2006 - 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
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Aug 10, 2005 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
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Nov 30, 2004 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0711, P0712 AND P0713. *TT

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