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1997 HYUNDAI ELANTRA Recall - Campaign #00V095002

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1997 HYUNDAI ELANTRA RECALL - #00V095002

RECALL FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE : STORAGE : TANK ASSEMBLY

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS CAN APPLY EXCESSIVE VACUUM TO THE FUEL TANKS DURING THE CANISTER PURGE CYCLE. IF EXCESSIVE VACUUM IS APPLIED, MINOR FUEL TANK DISTORTION CAN RESULT. A SMALL CRACK COULD DEVELOP ON THE UPPER FUEL TANK SURFACE. THE "CHECK ENGINE" LIGHT WOULD THEN ILLUMINATE AND, IN SOME CASES, THE VEHICLE DRIVER MAY NOTICE A GASOLINE ODOR.

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Vehicle 1997 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Manufacturer HYUNDAI CARIBBEAN-PUERTO RICO
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 8/24/2000
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 9/18/2000
# Affected 7,111
Recalled for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS CAN APPLY EXCESSIVE VACUUM TO THE FUEL TANKS DURING THE CANISTER PURGE CYCLE. IF EXCESSIVE VACUUM IS APPLIED, MINOR FUEL TANK DISTORTION CAN RESULT. A SMALL CRACK COULD DEVELOP ON THE UPPER FUEL TANK SURFACE. THE "CHECK ENGINE" LIGHT WOULD THEN ILLUMINATE AND, IN SOME CASES, THE VEHICLE DRIVER MAY NOTICE A GASOLINE ODOR.
Consequences FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL PRESSURE CHECK THE VEHICLE'S FUEL TANK TO DETERMINE IF IT HAS CRACKED. IF THE FUEL TANK HAS CRACKED, IT WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2000. 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 1-800-981-0452.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 1997 HYUNDAI ELANTRA Recall for VISIBILITY, WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER, MOTOR

1997 HYUNDAI ELANTRA Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY
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Comments

8/7/2013 - Riho
available in hatchback and 4-door moedls. Originally, the Excel was supposed to be replaced by the Elantra in 1990, but ended up being sold for four more seasons until being replaced by the Hyundai Accent

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