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
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.
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
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.