The affected vehicles may experience an oil leak from the front cylinder bank valve cover gasket. If there is a sufficient amount of oil dropped onto the alternator, the alternator will be damaged causing the charging system to become inoperative. If the alternator is damaged, the charging system warning lamp in the instrument cluster will illuminate, and the engine will lose power and the vehicle will eventually stop operating while being driven. An unexpected failure of motive power while driving increases the risk of a crash.
The recall includes 61,122 Hyundai Veracruz vehicles manufactured from December 26, 2006, through July 24, 2012.
Car dealerships nationwide.
What To Do:
Dealers will inspect/repair or replace the alternator and the front valve cover gasket. For more information, call Hyundai customer service at (800) 633-5151.
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