2009 Hyundai ELANTRA Structure Body Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2009 Hyundai ELANTRA Structure Body Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1489373
 Internal NHTSA #11119897
 ManufacurerHyundai Motor America
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelELANTRA
 Model Year2009
 File date10/08/18
 ComponentSTRUCTURE:BODY
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemPassenger side exterior handle fell off when passenger attempted to open door to my car on august 10, 2018. I occasionally drive my 92 year old cousin to church or doctor visits and seldom have anyone else in the car with me. I need to help buckle in as well as unbuckle my elder cousin. I see this broken handle as a serious safety concern as i am 80 years old and not able to crawl around the inside of the car to open the door when the handle breaks. Eleven months ago the back passenger door handle broke off in my hand , the repair bill was $125. 00 at the local dealer. My car has 37,000 miles on it and i cannot afford to replace it. Serious consequences may happen if there is an accident and outside help cannot get the passenger door opened from the outside because the handle breaks off in their hand. So now it will cost me again to replace the handle as i wait to see which handle will fall off next! I have chosen multiple cars over the years for my seven children and myself and never before had a car door handle fall off. Please give serious consideration to this problem and demand a recall from hyundai so they are required to fix this cheap component.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLA SALLE, IL
VIN pattern KMHDU46D79UXXXXXX
 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 persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase28/10/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
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 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
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 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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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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