Hyundai Motor Company is recalling 33 model year 2015-2016 Sonatas manufactured May 29, 2014, to February 11, 2016; 2017 Elantras manufactured January 12, 2016, to February 22, 2016, and one 2016 Sonata Hybrid manufactured October 15, 2015.
The driver's front air bag may be missing a chemical enhancer required for the second stage air bag deployment, resulting in the second stage not deploying in certain crashes. An air bag that does not inflate increases the risk of injury.
What to do
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2016.
Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 144.