2018 Hyundai SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID Hybrid Propulsion System Recall

This is an online automotive information provider of a detailed information on complaints, defects and recalls for Hyundai SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID 2018 hybrid propulsion system. Our users can find data on mass market car models from most popular brands. The service allows to compare and analyze statistics for reported problems, complaints, recalls for various manufacturers. We hope our site will help with selecting of a reliable and safe car. By using this tool, you will be able to get records with description of safety issues for vehicles, equipment, tires and child restraints. These issues include safety recalls for your Hyundai SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID 2018 hybrid propulsion system and complaints other owners have filed.
Enter valid VIN number:

2018 Hyundai SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID Hybrid Propulsion System Recall

 NHTSA Recall #129872
NHTSA Compaign #18V166000
MFG Compaign #175
 ManufacturerHyundai Motor America
 Model Year2018
 Date of notification02/05/18
 Begin date of manufacuring31/07/15
 End date of manufacturing31/08/17
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received12/03/18
 Report created13/03/18
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units2840
 Defect summaryHyundai motor america (hyundai) is recalling certain 2016-2018 hyundai sonata plug-in hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a voltage protection device (vpd), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.
 Consequence summaryIf the vpd activates while the vehicle is being operated in electric vehicle (ev) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionHyundai will notify owners, and dealers will remove the vpd switch and install a new battery management system (bms) that contains an overvoltage protection device (opd). The recall is expected to begin may 2018. Owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 175.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • 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.



Rating: 4.7 from 5 (3783 reviews)


Please notice that we do not take responsibility for inaccurate or incomplete results.

VIN Lookup | Car specs and features | Car problems and recalls | Contact Us | License Plate Lookup | VIN decoder API | Sitemap

2023 © VINDecoderZ.com is a free universal VIN decoder. Designed and executed by Astratek Ltd. All rights reserved.