2004 Hyundai SONATA Air Bags Side Window Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2004 Hyundai SONATA Air Bags Side Window Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID512679
 Internal NHTSA #10098455
 ManufacurerHyundai Motor Company
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelSONATA
 Model Year2004
 File date03/09/04
 ComponentAIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problem2004 hyundai sonata was involved in a severe side impact, struck by a dodge durango. Impact was centered on the drivers side door and resulted in an approximyate 1 foot of intrusion. Max crush occurred just forward of the b-pillar. B-pillar was pushed into the seat and the leading edge of the door was pushed into the steering wheel. The head/thorax bag located in the drivers seat did not deploy. Nhtsa should inspect this to see why the side air bags did not deploy. This appears to be the type of impact in which the side air bags were designed for. Driver sustained numerous fractures to the pelvic region, a lacerated spleen that resulted in 2 surgeries and almost 2 months of hospitalization, most of it in intensive care as a result of the accident.*ak
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StatePHOENIX, AZ
VIN pattern KMHWF35H04AXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?Y
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons1
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase01/04/04
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders6
Drive train type
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed5
 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 namePITRE BUICK-ISUZU
 Dealer's telephone number602-994-9451
 Dealer's citySCOTTSDALE
 Dealer's state codeAZ
 Dealer's ZIP code85257
  • 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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