Safety Ratings
2002 Hyundai Elantra
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls6
Number of Complaints305
Number of Investigations3
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2002 Hyundai Elantra vehicles

2002 Hyundai Elantra (4/16/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V125000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 160,904 MY 2001-2003 ELANTRA AND MY 2003 TIBURON VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. ROAD SALT USED DURING THE WINTER MONTHS IN THESE JURISDICTIONS MAY RESULT IN INTERNAL CORROSION AND THINNING OF THE STEEL IN THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS. THE CORROSION MAY PROGRESS TO THE POINT WHERE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM'S UPPER AND LOWER PANELS BECOME PERFORATED. A PERFORATED FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM MAY FRACTURE BETWEEN ITS BALL JOINT ATTACHMENT AND THE FORWARD AND REARWARD PIVOT ATTACHMENTS TO THE CHASSIS.

Defect: THE FRACTURING OF THE CONTROL ARM COULD AN OWNER'S CONTROL OVER THEIR VEHICLE THAT MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS FOR CORROSION DAMAGE. IF SPECIFIED LEVELS OF INTERNAL CORROSION DAMAGE ARE FOUND, THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS WILL BE REPLACED WITH NEW FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS INCORPORATING ADDITIONAL HOLES IN THE UPPER AND LOWER PANELS. IF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS DO NOT REQUIRE REPLACEMENT, THE DEALER WILL ADD DRAINAGE HOLES TO THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS AND WILL TREAT THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS WITH RUST-PROOFING MATERIALS TO ARREST THE INTERNAL CORROSION PROCESS. THESE PROCEDURES WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 17, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE HYUNDAI CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.

2002 Hyundai Elantra (10/14/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V533000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: HYUNDAI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MY 2001-2002 ELANTRA VEHICLES. MOVEMENT OF THE SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG WIRING HARNESS MOUNTED UNDER EACH FRONT SEAT, POSSIBLY CAUSED BY CONTACT FROM MATERIALS PLACED UNDER THE SEAT, MAY RESULT IN AN ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE THAT WOULD CAUSE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATION.

Defect: THIS CONDITION ONLY RELATES TO THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT MOUNTED SIDE IMPACT AIR BAGS AND MAY PREVENT SEAT MOUNTED SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT DURING A CRASH WHERE SUCH DEPLOYMENT SHOULD OCCUR. NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE SRS AIR BAGS MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER UNDER CERTAIN CRASH CONDITIONS.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CLIPS AND REVISED SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG WIRING HARNESS ATTACHMENTS UNDER THE DRIVER'S AND FRONT PASSENGER'S SEATS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2008, AND WILL BE SENT OUT IN SIX MAILINGS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151.

2002 Hyundai Elantra (7/26/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V369000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY" A VALVE ON THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY MAY NOT CLOSE PROPERLY. IF A VEHICLE ROLLS OVER AND THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY VALVE IS NOT PROPERLY CLOSED, FUEL SPILLAGE MAY OCCUR.

Defect: FUEL SPILLAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY VALVE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI DE PUERTO RICO AT 1-800-981-0188.

2002 Hyundai Elantra (4/9/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V178000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES CONTAIN A FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY VALVE THAT MAY NOT CLOSE PROPERLY. IF A VEHICLE WITH A FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY VALVE THAT IS NOT PROPERLY CLOSED WERE TO ROLL OVER, FUEL SPILLAGE MAY OCCUR.

Defect: FUEL SPILLAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY VALVE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 30, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151.

2002 Hyundai Elantra (12/3/2003)  

Campaign Number: 03V496000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE TUBES FOR THE REAR BRAKES CAN CONTACT THE STEERING GEARBOX MOUNTING BRACKETS.

Defect: CONTACT BETWEEN THE REAR BRAKE TUBES AND THE STEERING GEARBOX MOUNTING BRACKETS MAY RESULT IN REAR BRAKE TUBE WEAR AND CORROSION, INCREASING THE RISK OF BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE. BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN REDUCED BRAKING CAPABILITY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE REAR BRAKE TUBES, INSTALL BRAKE TUBE CLIPS, AND APPLY ANTI-CORROSION MATERIAL TO THE REAR BRAKE TUBES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 22, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HYUNDAI OF PUERTO RICO AT 1-800-633-5151.

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA for sale

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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

$6,990

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 68442 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Huntsville, AL
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

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2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94065 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wilmington, MA
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

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2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 55042 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fall River, MA
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

New Listing
$2,900

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 172435 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

$3,650

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 89960 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Shrewsbury, NJ
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

New Listing
$5,888

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 29664 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hempstead, NY
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

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2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 89990 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellevue, NE
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

New Listing
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2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74853 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wesley Chapel, FL
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

$3,995

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98382 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

New Listing
$4,979

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 77304 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Springfield, IL
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

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2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 125648 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Caldwell, ID
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

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2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Cruces, NM
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

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2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 188738 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Burlington, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GT

New Listing
$3,500

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GT

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 159502 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Denville, NJ
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

New Listing
$5,890

2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 66551 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kalamazoo, MI
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy
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