Recall 164: 2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata & Genesis Parking Brake Switch

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2016

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Parking Brake Indicator may not Illuminate

If the parking brake indicator is not illuminated when the parking brake is applied, the driver may operate the vehicle with the parking brake partially engaged, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V359

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America


Potential Number of Units Affected 161,074


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Sonata and Genesis vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, the warning light to indicate that the parking brake is applied may intermittently not illuminate in the dash due to corrosion in the switch.


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake switch, free of charge.

Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059.

Hyundai’s number for this recall is 164.


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

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