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Group: CAMPAIGN

Number: 10-01-050
Date: DECEMBER 2010
Model: 2011 SONATA
Subject
FUEL DOOR WILL INTERMITTENTLY NOT OPEN/CLOSE
(SERVICE CAMPAIGN TE1)
*****DEALER STOCK ONLY*****
IMPORTANT :DEALERS MUST PERFORM THIS CAMPAIGN ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES PRIOR
TO CUSTOMER RETAIL DELIVERY.
IMPORTANT :WHEN A VEHICLE ARRIVES AT THE SERVICE DEPARTMENT, ACCESS HYUNDAI
MOTOR AMERICA'S "WARRANTY VEHICLE INFORMATION" SCREEN VIA DCS ON-LINE TO
IDENTIFY OPEN CAMPAIGNS.
DESCRIPTION:
The fuel door may not open when the fuel door release button is pressed or it may not stay closed.
This bulletin provides a procedure to inspect the fuel door and latch actuator and adjust if necessary.
VEHICLES AFFECTED:
Model: 2011 MY Sonata (YF)
Affected Vehicles: Production date range:
^ December 11, 2009 through December 1, 2010
PARTS INFORMATION:
^ No parts required, adjustments only
INSPECTION PROCEDURE

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1. Push the center of the fuel door lightly. There should be approximately 1-2 mm of movement if the door
is in the correct position. If there is no movement, the actuator pin may be jammed; please proceed with
the following repair procedure.
REPAIR PROCEDURE

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1. Open the fuel door and bend the fuel door spring outward as shown to increase the spring force.
NOTE :Leave fuel door open after adjusting the spring.

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2. Open the trunk and remove the felt service cover for the left rear combination lamp assy to allow
access to the fuel door latch actuator.

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3. Push the fuel door latch actuator INWARD to move actuator body towards the interior of the trunk and
allow the fuel door to have more lateral movement in the latched position.

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4. Latch the fuel door, then access the fuel door actuator and push the actuator OUTWARD away from
the interior of the trunk. Push until the fuel door is "snug" with just a slight amount of movement.

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5. After the actuator adjustments have been completed, push the fuel door lightly in the center. There
should be approximately 1-2 mm of movement, if the actuator was adjusted properly. If there is no
movement, the actuator pin is likely jammed and steps 3 & 4 must be performed again.
6. Confirm repair procedure by allowing the vehicle to sit approximately 4 hours and then open the fuel
door using the fuel door release button.

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WARRANTY INFORMATION:
NOTE :Submit claim using the Campaign Claim Entry Screen.