Lower Control Arm Ball Joints Can Detach – 2020 Hyundai Elantra

October 9, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V721000

Lower Control Arm Ball Joints Can Detach

A detached ball joint can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V721

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 744

 

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020 Elantra vehicles. The lower control arm ball joint fasteners may have been insufficiently tightened allowing the ball joint to detach from the lower control arm.

 

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, tighten the ball joint fasteners, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 27, 2019. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 185.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Hyundai has a Recall


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
HYUNDAI ELANTRA 2020

2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V721-2465.pdf 244.149KB

Download (PDF, 238KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V721-9537.PDF 212.973KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V721&docType=RCL



 


 

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