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Hyundai Excel Recalls

1994 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Date Announced: 12/01/1993
Description of Recall:
THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.
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1994 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: ALTERNATOR / GENERATOR / REGULATOR
Date Announced: 05/23/1994
Description of Recall:
IN SOME VEHICLES, THE MANUFACTURER'S PROTECTIVE INTERNAL COATING OF THE ELECTRONIC CRANK ANGLE SENSOR DOES NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS, WHICH CAN CAUSE AN OPEN CIRCUIT AT HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. THIS CAN CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL.
Action Need To Fix It:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CRANK ANGLE SENSOR TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SENSOR IS INVOLVED IN THE RECALL, AND REPLACE ANY SENSOR FOUND WITH THE DEFECTIVE INTERNAL COATING.
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1993 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Date Announced: 12/01/1993
Description of Recall:
THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1992 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Date Announced: 12/01/1993
Description of Recall:
THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1991 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Date Announced: 12/01/1993
Description of Recall:
THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1990 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Date Announced: 12/01/1993
Description of Recall:
THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1990 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: WHEELS: CENTER SECTION
Date Announced: 03/28/1990
Description of Recall:
LOCK WASHER LOCATED UNDER THE NUT THAT SECURES THE FRONT HUB TO THE DRIVE SHAFT MAY HAVE HAD IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT AND COULD CRACK.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE LOCK WASHER ON EACH FRONT WHEEL AND REPAIR AREA AROUND LOCK WASHER AS NECESSARY.
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1989 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: VISIBILITY: DEFROSTER / DEFOGGER SYSTEM: WINDSHIELD: HEATER CORE
Date Announced: 06/23/1994
Description of Recall:
THE HEATER CONTROL VALVE STEM DOES NOT MEET THE MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS. HIGH COOLANT TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE THE STEM TO LEAK.
Action Need To Fix It:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE VALVE STEMS.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1989 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: POWER TRAIN: MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Date Announced: 10/25/1993
Description of Recall:
THE MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS MAY LOCK UP FROM INSUFFICIENT LUBRICATION OF THE GEARS IN THE TRANSMISSION CASE. THIS CAN CAUSE THE DRIVE WHEELS TO SEIZE AND THE VEHICLE TO COME TO A SUDDEN STOP.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI WILL PERFORM A COST FREE TRANSMISSION OIL CHANGE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1989 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING: EXHAUST SYSTEM
Date Announced: 01/06/1992
Description of Recall:
DETERIORATION OF THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY LEAD TO A MALFUNCTION WITHIN THE SECONDARY AIR SUPPLY PORTION OF THE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM. THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE REEDS TO THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY RUST, AND IF THE RUSTING BECOMES SEVERE, THE SCREW HEADS WILL ERODE AND ALLOW THE REEDS TO SEPARATE FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY. CORROSION MAY ALSO OCCUR ON THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY, DEFORMING THE REED SEATS AND PREVENTING THE REEDS FROM CLOSING PROPERLY. SEPARATION OF THE REEDS FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY OR IMPROPER CLOSING OF THE REEDS ALLOW HOT EXHAUST GASES TO FLOW BACKWARD INTO THE PLASTIC SECONDARY AIR FILTER CASE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN. THESE HOT EXHAUST GASES MAY MELT THE SECONDARY PLASTIC AIR FILTER CASE.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY WITH ONE WHOSE METAL COMPONENTS ARE FABRICATED FROM CORROSION RESISTANT STAINLESS STEEL.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1989 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Date Announced: 07/23/1989
Description of Recall:
IF CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH IS IN THE ON POSITION WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED, SYSTEM CAN BE AFFECTED BY A SHORT DURATION VOLTAGE DROP CAUSED BY OPTIONAL HI-POWER (H340) RADIO.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1988 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Date Announced: 07/23/1989
Description of Recall:
IF CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH IS IN THE ON POSITION WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED, SYSTEM CAN BE AFFECTED BY A SHORT DURATION VOLTAGE DROP CAUSED BY OPTIONAL HI-POWER (H340) RADIO.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1988 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING: EXHAUST SYSTEM
Date Announced: 01/06/1992
Description of Recall:
DETERIORATION OF THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY LEAD TO A MALFUNCTION WITHIN THE SECONDARY AIR SUPPLY PORTION OF THE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM. THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE REEDS TO THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY RUST, AND IF THE RUSTING BECOMES SEVERE, THE SCREW HEADS WILL ERODE AND ALLOW THE REEDS TO SEPARATE FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY. CORROSION MAY ALSO OCCUR ON THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY, DEFORMING THE REED SEATS AND PREVENTING THE REEDS FROM CLOSING PROPERLY. SEPARATION OF THE REEDS FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY OR IMPROPER CLOSING OF THE REEDS ALLOW HOT EXHAUST GASES TO FLOW BACKWARD INTO THE PLASTIC SECONDARY AIR FILTER CASE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN. THESE HOT EXHAUST GASES MAY MELT THE SECONDARY PLASTIC AIR FILTER CASE.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY WITH ONE WHOSE METAL COMPONENTS ARE FABRICATED FROM CORROSION RESISTANT STAINLESS STEEL.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1988 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: POWER TRAIN: MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Date Announced: 10/25/1993
Description of Recall:
THE MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS MAY LOCK UP FROM INSUFFICIENT LUBRICATION OF THE GEARS IN THE TRANSMISSION CASE. THIS CAN CAUSE THE DRIVE WHEELS TO SEIZE AND THE VEHICLE TO COME TO A SUDDEN STOP.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI WILL PERFORM A COST FREE TRANSMISSION OIL CHANGE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1988 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: VISIBILITY: DEFROSTER / DEFOGGER SYSTEM: WINDSHIELD: HEATER CORE
Date Announced: 06/23/1994
Description of Recall:
THE HEATER CONTROL VALVE STEM DOES NOT MEET THE MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS. HIGH COOLANT TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE THE STEM TO LEAK.
Action Need To Fix It:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE VALVE STEMS.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1987 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC: FOUNDATION COMPONENTS: DISC: PADS
Date Announced: 12/04/1987
Description of Recall:
VEHICLE MAY FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE BRAKE FADE AND RECOVERY PORTION OF FMVSS 105.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS WITH NEWLY DESIGNED SEMI METALLIC BRAKE PADS.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1987 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: POWER TRAIN: MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Date Announced: 10/25/1993
Description of Recall:
THE MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS MAY LOCK UP FROM INSUFFICIENT LUBRICATION OF THE GEARS IN THE TRANSMISSION CASE. THIS CAN CAUSE THE DRIVE WHEELS TO SEIZE AND THE VEHICLE TO COME TO A SUDDEN STOP.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI WILL PERFORM A COST FREE TRANSMISSION OIL CHANGE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1987 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING: EXHAUST SYSTEM
Date Announced: 01/06/1992
Description of Recall:
DETERIORATION OF THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY LEAD TO A MALFUNCTION WITHIN THE SECONDARY AIR SUPPLY PORTION OF THE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM. THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE REEDS TO THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY RUST, AND IF THE RUSTING BECOMES SEVERE, THE SCREW HEADS WILL ERODE AND ALLOW THE REEDS TO SEPARATE FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY. CORROSION MAY ALSO OCCUR ON THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY, DEFORMING THE REED SEATS AND PREVENTING THE REEDS FROM CLOSING PROPERLY. SEPARATION OF THE REEDS FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY OR IMPROPER CLOSING OF THE REEDS ALLOW HOT EXHAUST GASES TO FLOW BACKWARD INTO THE PLASTIC SECONDARY AIR FILTER CASE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN. THESE HOT EXHAUST GASES MAY MELT THE SECONDARY PLASTIC AIR FILTER CASE.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY WITH ONE WHOSE METAL COMPONENTS ARE FABRICATED FROM CORROSION RESISTANT STAINLESS STEEL.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1987 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Date Announced: 07/23/1989
Description of Recall:
IF CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH IS IN THE ON POSITION WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED, SYSTEM CAN BE AFFECTED BY A SHORT DURATION VOLTAGE DROP CAUSED BY OPTIONAL HI-POWER (H340) RADIO.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1986 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Date Announced: 07/23/1989
Description of Recall:
IF CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH IS IN THE ON POSITION WHEN ENGINE IS STARTED, SYSTEM CAN BE AFFECTED BY A SHORT DURATION VOLTAGE DROP CAUSED BY OPTIONAL HI-POWER (H340) RADIO.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1986 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC: PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Date Announced: 03/20/1986
Description of Recall:
A COTTER PIN IN THE BRAKE PEDAL TO BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER LINKAGE ASSEMBLY MAY BE MISSING. THIS PIN ACTS AS A RETAINER FOR THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER PUSHROD CLEVIS PIN. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE CLEVIS PIN MAY SLIDE OUT CAUSING THE MASTER CYLINDER/BRAKE PEDAL LINKAGE TO BECOME DISENGAGED. IF THIS LINKAGE BECOMES DISENGAGED THE SERVICE BRAKES CANNOT BE APPLIED, CREATING THE RISK OF A CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Action Need To Fix It:
INSPECT AND INSTALL BRAKE LINKAGE COTTER PIN AS NECESSARY.
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1986 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING: EXHAUST SYSTEM
Date Announced: 01/06/1992
Description of Recall:
DETERIORATION OF THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY LEAD TO A MALFUNCTION WITHIN THE SECONDARY AIR SUPPLY PORTION OF THE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM. THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE REEDS TO THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY MAY RUST, AND IF THE RUSTING BECOMES SEVERE, THE SCREW HEADS WILL ERODE AND ALLOW THE REEDS TO SEPARATE FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY. CORROSION MAY ALSO OCCUR ON THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY, DEFORMING THE REED SEATS AND PREVENTING THE REEDS FROM CLOSING PROPERLY. SEPARATION OF THE REEDS FROM THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY OR IMPROPER CLOSING OF THE REEDS ALLOW HOT EXHAUST GASES TO FLOW BACKWARD INTO THE PLASTIC SECONDARY AIR FILTER CASE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN. THESE HOT EXHAUST GASES MAY MELT THE SECONDARY PLASTIC AIR FILTER CASE.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE THE REED VALVE SUBASSEMBLY WITH ONE WHOSE METAL COMPONENTS ARE FABRICATED FROM CORROSION RESISTANT STAINLESS STEEL.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1986 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: POWER TRAIN: MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Date Announced: 10/25/1993
Description of Recall:
THE MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS MAY LOCK UP FROM INSUFFICIENT LUBRICATION OF THE GEARS IN THE TRANSMISSION CASE. THIS CAN CAUSE THE DRIVE WHEELS TO SEIZE AND THE VEHICLE TO COME TO A SUDDEN STOP.
Action Need To Fix It:
HYUNDAI WILL PERFORM A COST FREE TRANSMISSION OIL CHANGE.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre

1986 Hyundai Excel Recall

Item Affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC: FOUNDATION COMPONENTS: DISC: PADS
Date Announced: 12/04/1987
Description of Recall:
VEHICLE MAY FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE BRAKE FADE AND RECOVERY PORTION OF FMVSS 105.
Action Need To Fix It:
REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS WITH NEWLY DESIGNED SEMI METALLIC BRAKE PADS.
FIND YOUR LOCAL Hyundai Service Centre