2008 Hyundai ELANTRA Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2008 Hyundai ELANTRA Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1269440
 Internal NHTSA #10850345
 ManufacurerHyundai Motor America
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelELANTRA
 Model Year2008
 File date20/06/15
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owned a 2008 hyundai elantra. While driving approximately 15 mph going around a bend, the steering ability seized. The contact crashed into a parked vehicle, rolled back, and struck another parked vehicle. The air bags did not deploy and the contact's head struck the windshield. The brakes also failed to respond. A police report was filed. The following day, the contact went to the hospital due to a severe headache and fever. The vehicle was towed to an impound lot by the police, towed to an independent mechanic, and then towed to the contact's residence. After the manufacturer was notified, the vehicle was towed by a third party investigator to their facilities. The vehicle was destroyed. The approximate failure mileage was 145,000. Updated 05/31/16*lj
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure145000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateBURLINGTON, MA
VIN pattern KMHDU46D08UXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?Y
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?Y
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons1
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase06/06/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed15
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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