Hyundai Expressway 995



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Hyundai Expressway 995 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
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08E006000HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY E (Equipment)185MFRHYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC01/23/200801/23/2008
Defect SummaryHyundai is recalling 185 aftermarket expressway 996 (p/n 00285-03000) and expressway 995 (p/n 00285-03001) hitch style bike racks received from thule, inc. in january and february 2005. a pinch bolt exists between the bike arm bracket and the upright assembly of the hitch style bicycle rack.
Consequence SummaryWhen moving the bike arm bracket to its down position, this pinch bolt has the potential of causing severe laceration or amputation to the user's fingertips or hand.
Corrective SummaryThule will provide a repair kit and instructions to owners of these bicycle racks. owners should contact thule at 800-thule91 (800-848-5391) to obtain a free repair kit along with repair instructions or owners can contact hyundai at 734-337-9499 for further information.
NotesHyundai recall no. 081.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
Hyundai Expressway 995 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
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02/15/2013
 There was a collision which involved significant front end damage to a 2003 hyundai tiberon. the speed at impact was 55mph. the driver airbag failed to deploy.
06/02/2012
 Adjuster foot releases during installation on the third level to the secondd when pressure is applied to install the seat.
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL
01/10/20131
 Headlights on low beam the lights only reach out 65-75 feet and then there is a solid dark horizon line with no light what so ever above this line. at highway speed of 65 mph this lighting dose not give the driver enough time to avoid a problem. contacted hyundai and they are not willing to admit to the problem or do anything about it. after research the solution is to add h i d lighting to the car hyundai say that if it is installed they will not horner any fix any repair claims on the car. i drive 100 miles a day in the dark and this is out and out dangerous. some thing needs to be done about this a s a p. *tr
01/10/2013
 Headlights on low beam the lights only reach out 65-75 feet and then there is a solid dark horizon line with no light what so ever above this line. at highway speed of 65 mph this lighting dose not give the driver enought time to avoid a problem. contacted hyundri and thay are not willing to admit to the problem or do anything about it. after research the soluction is to add h i d linhting to the car hyundri say that if it is installed thay will not horner any fix any repair claimes on the car. i drive 100 miles a day in the dark and and this is out and out dangerious. some thing needs to be done about this a s a p.
EQUIPMENT - MECHANICAL
08/07/20051
 I bought a 2002 hyundai elantra gls sedan back in july 2005, had a bad accident a month later. i'm now just finding out there is several recalls on these cars. all i keep hearing is sorry not my problem. i was never notified about this car because for some reason the 17 digit vin number is still in old owners name how can this be. i bought the car and i have the title to this car. do i need to get a lawyer, i think i do. because i can't get any help from anyone. my name is[xxx] my address is [xxx]. my number is [xxx]. my email address is [xxx]. please help me because i do not know what rights i have . information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act (foia), 5 u.s.c. 552(b)(6). *tr
08/07/2005
 I bought a 2002 hyundai elantra gls sedan back in july 2005, had a bad accident a month later. i'm now just finding out there is several recalls on these cars. all i keep hearing is sorry not my problem. i was never notified about this car because for some reason the 17 digit vin number is still in old owners name how can this be. i bought the car and i have the title to this car. do i need to get a lawyer, i think i do. because i can't get any help from anyone. my name is tracey wilson my address is 71 fort valley road fort valley va 22652. my number is (540) 933-6571. my email address is pwheish@shentel.net. please help me because i do not know what rights i have .