Hyundai Elantra 2009 is one of the popular cars in the automotive market. As with other vehicles, safety in driving is extremely important for drivers and passengers. Therefore, it is important for consumers to know the latest information on the safety of their vehicles and report any possible issues that may arise. In this article, we will discuss consumer information and how to report safety issues related to the Hyundai Elantra 2009.
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
The vehicle identification number (VIN) is the number used in registering your car and in all legal matters pertaining to its ownership, etc. The number is punched on floor under the passenger seat.
The VIN is also on a plate attached to the top of the dashboard. The number on the plate can easily be seen through the windshield from outside.
The vehicle certification label attached on the driver’s (or front passenger’s) side center pillar gives the vehicle identification number(VIN).
Tire specification/pressure label
The tires supplied on your new vehicle are chosen to provide the best performance for normal driving. The tire label located on the driver’s side of the center pillar outer panel gives the tire pressures recommended for your car.
The engine number is stamped on the engine block as shown in the drawing.
This consumer information has been prepared in accordance with regulations issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation. It provides the purchasers and/or prospective purchasers of Hyundai automobiles with information on uniform tire quality grading. Your Hyundai dealer will help answer any questions you may have as you read this information.
Hyundai motor vehicles are designed and manufactured to meet or exceed all applicable safety standards. For your safety, however, we strongly urge you to read and follow all directions in this Owner’s Manual, particularly the information under the headings “NOTICE”, “CAUTION” and “WARNING”.
If, after reading this manual, you have any questions regarding the operation of your vehicle, please contact your nearest Hyundai Motor America Regional Office as listed in the following:
Eastern Region: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont.
Eastern Region 1100 Cranbury South River Road Jamesburg, NJ 08831 (800) 633-5151
Southern Region: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina.
Southern Region 270 Riverside Parkway, Suite A Austell, GA 30168 (800) 633-5151
South Central Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas.
South Central Region 1421 South Beltline Road, Suite 400 Coppell, TX 75019 (800) 633-5151
Central Region: Illinois, Indiana, lowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Kansas, Missouri.
Central Region 1705 Sequoia Drive Aurora, Illinois 60506 (800) 633-5151
Western Region: Alaska, Hawaii, Arizona, Colorado, ldaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
Western Region 10550 Talbert Avenue P.O.Box 20850 Fountain Valley, California 92728-0850 (800) 633-5151
California Region: California
California Region 10550 Talbert Avenue P.O. Box 20850 Fountain Valley, California 92728-0850 (800) 633-5151
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA.
If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA.
To contact NHTSA, you may call the Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888- 327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); go to http://www.safercar.gov; or write to: Administrator, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.safercar.gov.
BINDING ARBITRATION (U.S.A ONLY)
Any claim or dispute you may have related to your vehicle’s warranty or the duties contemplated under the warranty, including claims related to the refund or partial refund of your vehicle’s purchase pric (excluding personal injury or product liability claims), shall be resolved by binding arbitration. Binding arbitration shall be administered by and through the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) or the American Arbitration Association (AAA), under the Code of Procedure of the entity you select.
You will not be responsible for paying filing and hearing fees above $275.00. All other arbitration costs shall be borne by Hyundai Motor America. You are not responsible to pay any of the costs Hyundai incurs.
This Binding Arbitration Agreement shall not deprive you of any remedies available to you under applicable law. The parties are waiving their right to seek remedies in court, including the right to a jury trial.
This Binding Arbitration Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted under the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. sections 1-16. Judgment upon any award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.
You may revoke this Arbitration Agreement by (1) written notice or (2) electronic notice. Written notice must be delivered (via certified mail) to Hyundai Motor America, Attn: Consumer Affairs, 10550 Talbert Avenue, P.O. Box 20849, Fountain Valley, CA 92728-0849.
Electronic notice must be submitted at the following website address: http://warranty arbitration.hyundaiUSA.com. Notice must be received within 90 days after you purchase your vehicle.