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Do the 12 Sons have a data recorder (black box)?
All 2011+ Sonatas have a black box/event data recorder. It is discussed on page 1-6 in my owner's manual:

This vehicle is equipped with an event
data recorder (EDR). The main purpose
of an EDR is to record, in certain
crash or near crash-like situations,
such as an air bag deployment or hitting
a road obstacle, data that will
assist in understanding how a vehicle's
systems performed. The EDR is
designed to record data related to
vehicle dynamics and safety systems
for a short period of time, typically 30
seconds or less. The EDR in this vehicle
is designed to record such data
* How various systems in your vehicle
were operating:
* Whether or not the driver and passenger
safety belts were
* How far (if at all) the driver was
depressing the accelerator and/or
brake pedal; and,
* How fast the vehicle was traveling.
These data can help provide a better
understanding of the circumstances
in which crashes and injuries occur.
NOTE: EDR data are recorded by your
vehicle only if a nontrivial crash situation
occurs; no data are recorded by
the EDR under normal driving conditions
and no personal data (e.g.,
name, gender, age, and crash location)
are recorded. However, other
parties, such as law enforcement,
could combine the EDR data with the
type of personally identifying data
routinely acquired during a crash
To read data recorded by an EDR, special
equipment is required, and
access to the vehicle or the EDR is
In addition to the vehicle manufacture,
other parties, such as law enforcement,
that have the special equipment,
can read the information if they
have access to the vehicle or the EDR.
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