Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2007 to 2008 Hyundai Entourage vehicles manufactured from Feb. 16, 2006, through June 30, 2008 and sold in, or currently registered in, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In the affected vehicles, the front lower control arms may fracture due to corrosion resulting from exposure to road salt and water.
A fractured control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the degree of corrosion of the front lower control arms, and will either rustproof or replace them, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hyundai's recall number is 115.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.