PhotoHyundai Motor Company is recalling 81,000 model year 2016 Tucsons manufactured May 19, 2015 to March 14, 2016.


If the primary hood latch has been released, and the vehicle is driven, the secondary hood latch may not hold adequately secure the hood to prevent it from opening while the vehicle is in motion.


If the primary hood latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch cannot secure the hood, the hood may unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.


What to do


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary hood latch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 15, 2016.


Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 145.



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