2012 Hyundai SONATA Exterior Lighting Headlights Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Hyundai SONATA Exterior Lighting Headlights Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID918496
 Internal NHTSA #10457128
 ManufacurerHYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelSONATA
 Model Year2012
 File date02/08/11
 ComponentEXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a owns a 2012 hyundai sonata. The contact stated that the headlights illuminated dimmer than normal and made it very difficult to drive at night. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who stated that the headlights were performing up to standard and they could not alter the design. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and offered no assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 3,788 and the current mileage was 13,000. Updated 06/06/12 *bf the consumer stated the low beams did not project adequately when driving up and down hills and driving around curves. The low beam head light projection decreased up to 50% and sometimes more than 50% depending on the size of the hill or curve. The consumer also stated the vehicle shifted in a rough manner and a fender lining was replaced.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure3788
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateLAUREL , NY
VIN pattern 5NPEC4AC2CHXXXXXX
 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 purchase02/08/11
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeFWD
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 nameRIVERHEAD AUTO MALL
 Dealer's telephone number631-369-2550
 Dealer's cityFLANDERS
 Dealer's state codeNY
 Dealer's ZIP code11901
  • 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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