Recall: On certain Hyundai Veracruz SUVs, an engine oil leak could damage the alternator

General Intrests

**** Recall via Transport Canada

On certain Hyundai Veracruz SUVs, an engine oil leak could damage the alternator and cause the charging system warning light to turn on. If you continue to drive with this warning on, the engine could stall suddenly.

Transport Canada Recall # 2020-549

Recall Date 2020-11-13
Last Updated 2020-11-27
Notification Type Safety Mfr
System Engine
Issued by HYUNDAI
Manufacturer Recall Number R0176
Units Affected The number of vehicles or components affected by the recall. 9,426
Category SUV
Recall Details
Issue:
On certain vehicles, engine oil can leak from the valve cover onto the alternator. If this happens, the charging system could stop working and cause a warning light to turn on. If you continue to drive the vehicle with this problem, the engine could shut off while driving, and you may not be able to restart it.
Note: This recall replaces R0090 (Transport Canada recall 2014-297). Vehicles that were repaired under that recall also require this repair.Safety Risk:
A sudden loss of engine power could increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Actions:
Hyundai will notify owners by mail. The corrective actions for this recall are under development.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
HYUNDAI VERACRUZ 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Manufacturer Name Contact Number Web Site
HYUNDAI 1-888-216-2626 CHECK IF THIS RECALL APPLIES TO YOUR VEHICLE

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