2009 Hyundai ELANTRA Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2009 Hyundai ELANTRA Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1065028
 Internal NHTSA #10587755
 ManufacurerHyundai Motor America
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelELANTRA
 Model Year2009
 File date07/04/14
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemHad car in shop for power steering / eps light issue on 3/21/14 (81431 miles). They did an update #c1290 to recalibrate the esp and had to do a front wheel alignment too. The power steering went out again while i was on a busy road around 4pm. I took it back to the hyundai dealership on 4/8/14 and they re-did the update #c1290. They told me that it is an electrical 'shortage' causing the problem and i would need to replace the entire steering column shaft assembly - costing $1600. I saved up the money and called to get the work done (5/8/14) and the price went up to $1920 now!!!! They told me they can put in a used steering column for $350 - but would only guarantee the work/part for 90 days. Meanwhile i am driving without power steering causing more injury to my arms and neck and very difficult to drive & dangerous in traffic. The sonata was recalled for the same issues.... Why won't they recall the elantra's also?
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure82140
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateCOLUMBUS, IN
VIN pattern KMHDU46D19UXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons1
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase28/10/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
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 Vehicle speed30
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 Date of manufacture
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  • 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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