XD ELANTRA, GK TIBURON – FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM AND FRONT SUBFRAME CORROSION TREATMENT (CAMPAIGN 091)


IMPORTANT: DEALERS MUST PERFORM THIS CAMPAIGN ON ALL =
AFFECTED 
VEHICLES WHENEVER AN AFFECTED VEHICLE IS IN THE SHOP 
FOR ANY MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR. 
IMPORTANT: WHEN A VEHICLE ARRIVES AT THE SERVICE =
DEPARTMENT, 
ACCESS HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA=92S =93WARRANTY VEHICLE 
INFORMATION=94 SCREEN VIA WEBDCS TO IDENTIFY OPEN 
CAMPAIGNS. 
DESCRIPTION: 


=95 Some 2001-2003 Elantra (XD) and 2003 Tiburon (GK) =
vehicles that=20
are 
registered and operated in specified =93salt belt=94 =
states may=20
exhibit corrosion 
damage to the front lower control arms. 
=95 Inspect the front lower control arms for corrosion =
damage.=20
The control arm 
inspection MUST be performed FIRST, before the subframe=20
inspection
Measure the thickness of the front lower control arm =
steel. If=20
specified levels 
of corrosion damage have occurred, as described in this =
bulletin,=20
replace the 
front lower control arms with new front lower control =
arms that=20
incorporate 
additional holes in the upper and lower panels. If the =
front lower=20
control arms 
do not require replacement, add drainage holes and treat =
the front=20
lower 
control arms with rust-proofing material. 
=95 Inspect the front subframes for corrosion damage.=20
The subframe 
inspection MUST be performed AFTER the front lower =
control arm 
inspection. As a =
precautionary measure=20
and to improve drainage from the 
subframe, add drainage holes and treat the front =
subframe with=20
rust-proofing 
material. If corrosion perforation is found as described =
in this=20
bulletin, 
replace the front subframe. 

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APPLICABLE VEHICLES – =
VERIFY THAT THE=20
VEHICLE IS IDENTIFIED AS 
AFFECTED BY THE CAMPAIGN VIA WEBDCS: 
Models: 2001-2003 (XD) =
Elantra, 2003=20
(GK) Tiburon 


Applicable vehicle production date =
range: 
=95 XD Elantra – From Job#1 through January 13, =
2003. 
=95 GK Tiburon – From Job#1 through January 13,=20
2003. 


Area: Salt belt states: =
Connecticut,=20
Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, 
Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New =
Hampshire, New=20
Jersey, New 
York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West =
Virginia,=20
Wisconsin and the 
District of =
Columbia. 

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