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RECALL Subject : Water may Leak into Rear Combination Lamp Assembly
Report Receipt Date: FEB 19, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V097000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EXTERIOR LIGHTING , POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 24,400
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America

SUMMARY:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015 Genesis vehicles manufactured February 21, 2014, to January 24, 2015. Water may leak into the rear combination lamp assemblies and cause an incorrect gear display on the instrument panel or a delay in the engagement of the selected gear when the vehicle is shifted from Park to Reverse or Drive.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the incorrect gear is being displayed, the vehicle may move in an unintended direction, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will apply pads to prevent water intrusion into the combination lamp housing, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 128.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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