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good - done nothing but oil changes reliable, would like higher gear in transmission tac's 4,000 on hwy...

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Safety Ratings
2008 Hyundai Accent
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints44
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Hyundai Accent vehicles

2008 Hyundai Accent (4/1/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V113000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America

Description: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Defect: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of Park without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110.

2008 Hyundai Accent (4/1/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V113000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America

Description: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake transmission shift interlock feature, preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Defect: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of Park without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110.

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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 99,402 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
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  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 95,591 Miles
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  • Mileage: 99,247 Miles
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  • Engine: 4 Cyl
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  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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2008 HYUNDAI ACCENT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94,806 Miles
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  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fredericksburg, VA
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 68,474 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Chesapeake, VA
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 99,169 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 85,561 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fairfield, OH
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 78,762 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
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  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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2008 HYUNDAI ACCENT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 61,944 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Midwest City, OK
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 137,043 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: West Islip, NY
  • MPG: 27 City / 32 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 60,306 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
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  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hartford, CT
  • MPG: 27 City / 32 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 106,546 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hampton, VA
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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2008 HYUNDAI ACCENT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 166,723 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kansas City, MO
  • MPG: 27 City / 32 Hwy
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 88,008 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot
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  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 90,076 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Queensbury, NY
  • MPG: 24 City / 33 Hwy
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