Hyundai recalls 186,000 model year 2015-2016 Elantras

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The trunk emergency release may fail

Hyundai Motor America is recalling 186,588 model year 2015-2016 Elantras.

The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside.

A person inside the trunk compartment may become trapped, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Dealers will replace the trunk latch base sub-assembly free of charge.

Notification letters are expected to be mailed to owners by April 15, 2024.

Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at (855) 371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 256.

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