2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport Recall to Fix Steering

The Heads Up You Need


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HYUNDAI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V118000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 43,941


Summary


Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The steering wheel assembly may break, possibly resulting in the steering wheel separating from the steering column while driving.

Remedy


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will check the production lot number of the steering wheel assembly, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 16, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundaiís number for this recall is 173.

Notes


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 to www.safercar.gov.
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