XD ELANTRA, GK TIBURON – FRONT SUBFRAME CORROSION TREATMENT (SERVICE CAMPAIGN 925)

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’S “WARRANTY VEHICLE
INFORMATION” SCREEN VIA WEBDCS TO IDENTIFY OPEN
CAMPAIGNS.
DESCRIPTION:
. Some 2003 Elantra (XD) and 2003 Tiburon (GK) vehicles with production
dates beginning January 14, 2003 through May 27, 2003 that are registered and
operated in “salt belt” states may exhibit corrosion damage to the front
subframe.
. Inspect the front subframes for corrosion damage. As a precautionary
measure and to improve drainage from the subframe, add drainage holes and treat the
front subframe with rust-proofing material. If corrosion perforation is
found as described in this bulletin, replace the front subframe.
1. APPLICABLE VEHICLES – VERIFY THAT THE VEHICLE IS IDENTIFIED AS
AFFECTED BY THE CAMPAIGN VIA WEBDCS:
Models: 2003 (XD) Elantra, 2003 (GK) Tiburon
Applicable vehicle production date range:
. XD Elantra – From January 14, 2003 through May 26, 2003.
. GK Tiburon – From January 14, 2003 through May 27, 2003.
Area: Salt belt states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New
York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin
and the District of Columbia.

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