I had had the coolant system flushed at 65,000 miles, and I had all oil and fluids checked again after this incident. If this switch failure occurs with the vehicle in park, the gearshift lever cannot be moved. I have contacted Hyundai and they have indicated this is not an open recall however I can not drive my car without brake lights working properly. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. Since it takes only a few moments to replace the switch, some Hyundai owners that have had multiple failures have gone as far as carrying a spare switch in their glove compartment in case the switch fails again and they are either out of warranty or not near a dealer.
The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. Defect Consequence: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. What happened to me is a noted and known safety concern, as many in the forums I have read noted. Seems to be a huge issue with these cars and I have been treated rude and made to feel stupid every time I have contacted Hyundai about the issue. You may also notice the brake lights stuck in the on or off position.
Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110. Not only will the lights on your Sonata be brighter, you decrease the likelihood you will need to change any of the bulbs again in the near future. I feel that this is unfair to consumers of the 2011 Hyundai Sonata due to a manufacturing date. The consumer stated the brake light switch was replaced several times, and there was clicking sound coming from the steering wheel. Last time it happened before this incident, I took a photo of my dash, I had 76,499 miles and the coolant meter did not read hot.
Lance wouldn't even write up the problem as I described it - referring to the check brake and check charging system lights and alarms - only mentioning the check engine light. After they fixed one of the recalls they had to reschedule me for the following day to do all the rest, as they stated it would take most of the day to do. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. While the vehicle was stationary, the rear driver's side brake light malfunctioned without warning. Consumer states that vehicle was repaired but the issue still exist. Originally, in april 2013, hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 accent and tucson, model year 2007-2010 elantra, model year 2007-2011 santa fe, model year 2008-2009 veracruz, model year 2010-2011 genesis coupe, and model year 2011 sonata vehicles.
The manufacturer was contacted and did not assist. . If my car is having the same problems as the other 2011 Hyundai Sonatas why can't my vehicle be repaired under the recall. Stationary, in motion and on a street and highway. I discovered that when this happened, if I turned off the car, the problem would correct itself. If it is effecting other cars there most be a national problem and should be a recall before there is a fatality. Based upon what I have read, I therefore expect that this replacement will fail again sometime in the future and probably at an inopportune time.
Additionally, if the brake switch plunger is not retracted, then the transmission can be shifted out of park without depressing the brake pedal. Lance referred me to corporate, who let me speak to a case manager case number 10167295. The brake light will not go off. So for a week I looked into all the recalls this vehicle has but it was past the 5 day return policy by drivetime. I finally took the car to the dealership who told me the wiring was bad and can cause the light to melt or fuse together.
When I try to operate my radio from my steering will it have a mind of it's own. This should be placed on the recall list too. This failure has occurred on two separate Hyundai Sonatas I have owned a 2006 and now a 2011 more than a dozen times. Owners may contact hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Since buying the car, however, I have found this warranty to not be so good.
In september 2013, hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. However, when I stopped driving and had it towed to the dealership they could find nothing. Jim burke Hyundai of birmingham, alabama was contacted and stated that there was no recall on the brake lights. Hyundai says they have developed a new brake switch which was supposed to last longer, but the failures persist. Nine months later my skid light warning was randomly coming on again. I've even tried buying more expensive led bulbs that produce less heat, and they still go out after a short time. The engine did not alway blow and cause sensors and the radiator to blow the they had hte same symptons of my breakdown even with only 3000 miles on the car.
I told the rep I thought all of the 470,000 vehicles that were affected by the recall automatically was given that warranty? I was on the interstate, middle of the night 3:00 am , and hour away from my destination, and the car lost all power to accelerate. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. Brake Light Switch 2011 Hyundai Sonata Brake Light Switch Safety Recalls Recall Number: 15V759000 Owner Notification Date: January 6, 2016 Record Creation Date: November 16, 2015 Defect Description: Hyundai motor america hyundai is recalling certain model 2011-2012 sonata vehicles. They said a brake lamp switch was pulling a fault code, so they replaced it. Due to them just putting a recall on the brake pedal stopper and having it fixed today I am sure this is all linked together somehow.
Car is very unsafe to drive; Hyundai needs to buy back all these vehicles. In september 2013, hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. Originally, in april 2013, hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 accent and tucson, model year 2007-2010 elantra, model year 2007-2011 santa fe, model year 2008-2009 veracruz, model year 2010-2011 genesis coupe, and model year 2011 sonata vehicles. I am not sure what that means - but many people have had the same symptoms shut down their car. Owners may contact hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 136. The consumer stated the brake light switch was replaced several times, and there was clicking sound coming from the steering wheel.