2012-2013 Hyundai Azera recalled for passenger airbag fault

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Report Receipt Date: JUN 25, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V264000
Component(s): AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,200 Vehicle Model Year(s) Make Model: 2012-2013 HYUNDAI AZERA
Manufacturer: Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc
SUMMARY: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Azera vehicles manufactured May 22, 2012, through November 23, 2012. The occupant detection system may fail to properly differentiate whether the front passenger seat occupant is an adult, a child or a child restraint seat.
CONSEQUENCE: If the occupant is incorrectly classified, in the event of a crash necessitating airbag deployment, the airbag may deploy with greater or lesser force than appropriate, resulting in an increased risk of injury.
REMEDY: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the airbag system. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Hyundai's recall number is "Campaign 111." Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-734-337-9499.

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