Washington, DC: As of Thursday, February 9, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 33 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the 33 recalls the NHTSA has announced this February comes news of the following:
Hyundai Motor Company (“Hyundai”) has recalled certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake booster may fail, resulting in a loss of power brake assist.
According to the NHTSA, a loss of power brake assist can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8256-2017
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Filed under: Fire or smoke hazard, US NHTSA, Vehicles | Tagged: air-bag inflator malfunction, crash hazard, fire hazard, head-restraint malfunction, Hyundai Elantra vehicles, incorrect mirror instalation, injury hazard, Recalls Direct RIN: 8256-2017, risk of brake booster failure, Vehicles |