2009 Hyundai ELANTRA Service Brakes, Hydraulic Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2009 Hyundai ELANTRA Service Brakes, Hydraulic Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID837198
 Internal NHTSA #10374888
 ManufacurerHYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelELANTRA
 Model Year2009
 File date16/12/10
 ComponentSERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWinter of 2009 i noticed that brakes on my 2009 hyundai elantra would lock up and not work whenever driving on loose wet snow. The car would just slide as if on ice and there would be no feeling as of pads on steel from the brake pedal. Took car into fairfax hyundai in fairfax, va. They inspected brakes and deemed that nothing was broken. However they weren't able to test drive the vehicle under the same snow conditions. Vehicle's brakes work fine when snow is plowed and compacted. On 16 december 2010 we had similar snowfall and vehicle behaved the same dangerous way. This time however i was able to clear the brakes of snow by rapidly stomping on the brake pedal until i could feel pad on steel and stop the vehicle from sliding. Haven't bothered to take vehicle in to fairfax hyundai since they found nothing last year. Have sent notification, however, to hyundai usa and to consumer reports. I don't want anyone to be hurt by this brake failure in snowy conditions. At the least drivers should be alerted that they can stop the vehicle by rapidly stomping on the brakes to clear the snow that seems to build up between the pads and the rotors.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure33000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateVIENNA, VA
VIN pattern KMHDU46D89UXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase26/10/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed25
 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
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 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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