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Hyundai-Recall

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Hyundai Motor Company is recalling about 120,000 2004 and 2005 model Elantra sedans because of a software problem with its air-bag system.

The automaker said today it acted voluntarily in response to a recent crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Hyundai said it will install a software change on all affected vehicles. It said the change will help the vehicles respond to the conditions of the 40 mile-per-hour, 40 percent offset frontal barrier test that the insurance group conducted.

The Korean-based automaker is preparing for next year's opening of its new multi (b) billion dollar assembly plant in Montgomery. The plant will manufacture the Sonata and Santa Fe vehicles.

On the Net: Hyundai Motor: http://worldwide.hyundai-motor.com


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