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Hyundai Excel Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Safety

1994 Hyundai Excel

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1993 Hyundai Excel

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1992 Hyundai Excel

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1991 Hyundai Excel

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1990 Hyundai Excel

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Recall Notices

1989 Hyundai Excel (6/6/1994)

Campaign Number: 94V103000
Component Name: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Description: THE HEATER CONTROL VALVE STEM DOES NOT MEET THE MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS. HIGH COOLANT TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE THE STEM TO LEAK.
Defect: THIS CAN RESULT IN A BURN INJURY TO THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER'S FEET AND LEGS.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE VALVE STEMS.

1988 Hyundai Excel (6/6/1994)

Campaign Number: 94V103000
Component Name: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Description: THE HEATER CONTROL VALVE STEM DOES NOT MEET THE MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS. HIGH COOLANT TEMPERATURES CAN CAUSE THE STEM TO LEAK.
Defect: THIS CAN RESULT IN A BURN INJURY TO THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER'S FEET AND LEGS.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE VALVE STEMS.

1994 Hyundai Excel (5/11/1994)

Campaign Number: 94V090000
Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Description: IN SOME VEHICLES, THE MANUFACTURER'S PROTECTIVE INTERNAL COATING OF THE ELECTRONIC CRANK ANGLE SENSOR DOES NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS, WHICH CAN CAUSE AN OPEN CIRCUIT AT HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. THIS CAN CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL.
Defect: ENGINE STALLING HAS THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH IF IT OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CRANK ANGLE SENSOR TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SENSOR IS INVOLVED IN THE RECALL, AND REPLACE ANY SENSOR FOUND WITH THE DEFECTIVE INTERNAL COATING.

1994 Hyundai Excel (11/23/1993)

Campaign Number: 93V192000
Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Description: THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Defect: IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, THE FUEL SPILLAGE CAN RESULTIN A FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Corrective Action: HYUNDAI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.

1993 Hyundai Excel (11/23/1993)

Campaign Number: 93V192000
Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Description: THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Defect: IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, THE FUEL SPILLAGE CAN RESULTIN A FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Corrective Action: HYUNDAI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.