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Crash Test Data for 2018 Hyundai

Hyundai Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
2018 Sante Fe SUV AWD
2018 Sante Fe SUV FWD

 

Service Bulletins for 2018 Hyundai

2018 HYUNDAI ACCENT
Bulletin Number: 5NP-B4B6V-06
This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the current spark plugs, replace all 4 spark plugs, check new spark plug gap, and clear Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). This bulletin addresses the following conditions: ? DTC P0300 / P0301
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F6W6P-05
The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7V2G-05
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to replace the spark plugs on certain 2018 Accent vehicles. Service Campaign T2X provides a service procedure to replace the spark plugs.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7W3S-05
If a vehicle exhibits a harsh and/or delayed shift, follow the Service Procedure below to measure the shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P5L7D-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P9V2Z-06
Hyundai Motor America is adding additional VINs to Service Campaign T2X. Service Campaign T2X provides a service procedure to replace spark plugs on certain 2018 Accent vehicles.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-W7U4F-05
This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect the current spark plugs, replace all 4 spark plugs, check new spark plug gap, and clear Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). This bulletin addresses the following conditions: ? DTC P0300 / P0301
2018 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A4C8N-03
This TSB provides information on the headlight pattern changes on certain 2018 MY Sonata (LFa), Elantra (ADa)(AD), Elantra GT (PD), Santa Fe Sport (AN), and Santa Fe (NC).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F2Q2S-07
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to inspect and (if necessary) replace the V-ribbed belt on certain 2018 2.0L Elantra vehicles. Service Campaign T3A provides a service procedure to inspect the V-ribbed belt.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7C2D-06
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s display audio radio unit needs to be replaced as a result of the clock time inaccuracy (i.e. Resets overnight, loses/gains time).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G8S6L-01
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle's navigation unit needs to be replaced as a result of the inability to set the clock or view it on the top of the screen.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-N5K9P-01
This bulletin describes the procedure to inspect and replace the floor console armrest if the cover material is found to be peeling.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T5B2D-02
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s head unit needs to be replaced as a result of the system frequently losing a Bluetooth connection with Apple iPhone devices.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-U8N3D-07
On certain 2018MY Elantra 2.0L (ADa) vehicles, the V-ribbed belt may become frayed. Follow the procedure outlined in this bulletin to inspect and if necessary replace the V-ribbed belt.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-V3F8T-09
If you are servicing a vehicle with the DTC or symptoms listed below, refer to the Service Procedure to diagnose the condition. ? Diagnostic trouble codes: ? P0705 - Range switch sensor circuit ? P0706 - Range switch range/performance
2018 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GT
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A4C8N-03
This TSB provides information on the headlight pattern changes on certain 2018 MY Sonata (LFa), Elantra (ADa)(AD), Elantra GT (PD), Santa Fe Sport (AN), and Santa Fe (NC).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F6W6P-05
The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P5L7D-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T5B2D-02
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s head unit needs to be replaced as a result of the system frequently losing a Bluetooth connection with Apple iPhone devices.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-V3F8T-09
If you are servicing a vehicle with the DTC or symptoms listed below, refer to the Service Procedure to diagnose the condition. ? Diagnostic trouble codes: ? P0705 - Range switch sensor circuit ? P0706 - Range switch range/performance
Bulletin Number: 5NP-Z6F3A-11
Before installing an automatic transmission, check the depth of the torque converter in the case to confirm the torque converter is fully installed in the transmission. If this is not done, the oil pump may be damaged.
2018 HYUNDAI IONIQ ELECTRIC
Bulletin Number: 5NP-E2C3Q-09
This bulletin provides information on how to return a Hyundai HEV/PHEV/EV/Fuel Cell Lithium Battery for proper disposal and safe environmental recycling using Hyundai?s authorized vendor Kinsbursky Brothers Inc. (KBI).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G8S6L-01
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle's navigation unit needs to be replaced as a result of the inability to set the clock or view it on the top of the screen.
2018 HYUNDAI IONIQ HYBRID
Bulletin Number: 5NP-E2C3Q-09
This bulletin provides information on how to return a Hyundai HEV/PHEV/EV/Fuel Cell Lithium Battery for proper disposal and safe environmental recycling using Hyundai?s authorized vendor Kinsbursky Brothers Inc. (KBI).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G8S6L-01
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle's navigation unit needs to be replaced as a result of the inability to set the clock or view it on the top of the screen.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T5B2D-02
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s head unit needs to be replaced as a result of the system frequently losing a Bluetooth connection with Apple iPhone devices.
2018 HYUNDAI KONA
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F6W6P-05
The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7W3S-05
If a vehicle exhibits a harsh and/or delayed shift, follow the Service Procedure below to measure the shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-J7B7P-04
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to the ECM software to update the cruise control setting logic on certain 2018 Model Year Kona equipped with 1.6T-GDI engine. Service Campaign T2V provides a procedure to update the ECM
Bulletin Number: 5NP-Q5X7C-05
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to update the FCA(front collision avoidance assist)software on certain 2018 model year Kona vehicles. Service Campaign T2Y provides a service procedure to update the FCA software.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-R7V9J-04
This bulletin provides information related to the ECM (Engine Control Module) software for KONA (OS) with 1.6T-GDI engines to update the cruise control setting logic.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-X5N8S-05
Some Kona (OS) vehicles may intermittently experience the FCA Malfunction Indicator Light ON with a message ?Check Forward Collision Avoidance Assist System? displayed on the instrument cluster. When the FCA Malfunction Indicator Light is
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A2D2E-12
This bulletin describes the procedure to update the Traction Control System (TCS) logic on some 2017-2018MY Santa Fe Sport (AN) 2.0T and Santa Fe (NC) 3.3L vehicles. This update helps reduce unnecessary TCS engagement during low speed / dry
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A4C8N-03
This TSB provides information on the headlight pattern changes on certain 2018 MY Sonata (LFa), Elantra (ADa)(AD), Elantra GT (PD), Santa Fe Sport (AN), and Santa Fe (NC).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A8E7Y-12
This bulletin describes the procedure to calibrate the Around View Module (AVM) on 2017 and newer Santa Fe (NC) vehicles.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-D4K7P-12
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to replace the gear indicator lens cover on certain 2017-18 model years Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. Service Campaign T2L provides a service procedure to replace the gear indic
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F6W6P-05
The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F8W2R-12
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to replace the gear indicator lens cover on certain 2017-18 model years Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. Service Campaign T2L provides a service procedure to replace the gear indic
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7C2D-06
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s display audio radio unit needs to be replaced as a result of the clock time inaccuracy (i.e. Resets overnight, loses/gains time).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P5L7D-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T3S4K-12
This bulletin describes the procedure to install a tailgate label that will provide instruction to customers on the proper operation of both manual and power tailgates.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T5B2D-02
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s head unit needs to be replaced as a result of the system frequently losing a Bluetooth connection with Apple iPhone devices.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-Y8Z7U-12
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to install a tailgate label on certain dealer stock 2018 Model Year Santa Fe vehicles. Service Campaign T2P provides a service procedure to install the tailgate label.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A2D2E-12
This bulletin describes the procedure to update the Traction Control System (TCS) logic on some 2017-2018MY Santa Fe Sport (AN) 2.0T and Santa Fe (NC) 3.3L vehicles. This update helps reduce unnecessary TCS engagement during low speed / dry
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A4C8N-03
This TSB provides information on the headlight pattern changes on certain 2018 MY Sonata (LFa), Elantra (ADa)(AD), Elantra GT (PD), Santa Fe Sport (AN), and Santa Fe (NC).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-D4K7P-12
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to replace the gear indicator lens cover on certain 2017-18 model years Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. Service Campaign T2L provides a service procedure to replace the gear indic
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F6W6P-05
The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F8K5A-02
Hyundai Motor America is adding additional models to Service Campaign T2M. Service campaign T2M provides a service procedure to replace the inhibitor switch on certain 2017-18 Santa Fe Sport, 2017 Santa Fe, 2017-18 Tucson, 2017 Azera, 2017
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F8W2R-12
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to replace the gear indicator lens cover on certain 2017-18 model years Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. Service Campaign T2L provides a service procedure to replace the gear indic
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7B2Q-02
This bulletin describes the service procedure to replace the inhibitor switch. A possible symptom is Diagnostic Trouble Code P0705 (Transmission Range Sensor Circuit).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7C2D-06
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s display audio radio unit needs to be replaced as a result of the clock time inaccuracy (i.e. Resets overnight, loses/gains time).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7W3S-05
If a vehicle exhibits a harsh and/or delayed shift, follow the Service Procedure below to measure the shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G8S6L-01
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle's navigation unit needs to be replaced as a result of the inability to set the clock or view it on the top of the screen.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P5L7D-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-Q9G9X-12
This bulletin describes the service procedure to replace the inhibitor switch. A possible symptom is Diagnostic Trouble Code P0705 (Transmission Range Sensor Circuit).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T5B2D-02
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s head unit needs to be replaced as a result of the system frequently losing a Bluetooth connection with Apple iPhone devices.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-V3F8T-09
If you are servicing a vehicle with the DTC or symptoms listed below, refer to the Service Procedure to diagnose the condition. ? Diagnostic trouble codes: ? P0705 - Range switch sensor circuit ? P0706 - Range switch range/performance
Bulletin Number: 5NP-Y3H5F-12
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to replace the inhibitor switch on certain 2017 Year Sonata, & 2017-18 Santa Fe Sport. Service Campaign T2M provides a service procedure to replace the inhibitor switch.
2018 HYUNDAI SONATA
Bulletin Number: 5NP-A4C8N-03
This TSB provides information on the headlight pattern changes on certain 2018 MY Sonata (LFa), Elantra (ADa)(AD), Elantra GT (PD), Santa Fe Sport (AN), and Santa Fe (NC).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-B6Z4E-10
The 2018 Sonata (LFA) 2.0T is equipped with an 8-speed transmission. Do not replace the transmission for any of the solenoid DTC listed below. Instead, follow the Service Procedure on Page 2 and replace the related part.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-B9K3N-10
Some Sonata Hybrid (LF HEV) vehicles may experience a small oil leak from the electric oil pump (EOP) seals. If so, follow the Service Procedure in this bulletin to inspect and repair the oil seals between the transmission and EOP. No driv
Bulletin Number: 5NP-C3Z4G-01
Some Sonata 2.4L (LFa) vehicles may have an A/C bracket bolt missing. Prolonged use under this condition may result in bracket damage.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F6W6P-05
The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-G7C2D-06
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s display audio radio unit needs to be replaced as a result of the clock time inaccuracy (i.e. Resets overnight, loses/gains time).
Bulletin Number: 5NP-H7A5L-01
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to install a bolt on the A/C bracket on certain 2018 Year Sonata vehicles. Service Campaign T2O provides a service procedure to install the a/c bracket bolt.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-J4P2E-04
This bulletin describes the procedure for updating the Display Audio (D-Audio) System Software for the 2018 Model Year Sonata (LFa). This update prevents the LCD Overlay/Display overlapping condition (previous screen images/icons showing on
Bulletin Number: 5NP-K9N4J-04
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to update the display audio software on certain dealer stock 2018 Sonata. Service Campaign T2W provides a procedure to update the display audio software.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-L2K7X-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P5L7D-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-R6Y5M-01
This bulletin provides information related to the Engine Control Module (ECM) and Transmission Control Module (TCM) software updates for certain 2018MY SONATA, equipped with 2.0L turbo engine and 8 speed automatic transmission. These vehicl
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T5B2D-02
This bulletin describes the procedure to determine if the vehicle?s head unit needs to be replaced as a result of the system frequently losing a Bluetooth connection with Apple iPhone devices.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-T9L7Q-11
This bulletin provides information regarding the A/C evaporator drain hose length specification change on certain Sonata (LFa) vehicles.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-V3F8T-09
If you are servicing a vehicle with the DTC or symptoms listed below, refer to the Service Procedure to diagnose the condition. ? Diagnostic trouble codes: ? P0705 - Range switch sensor circuit ? P0706 - Range switch range/performance
Bulletin Number: 5NP-X4D6V-01
Hyundai Motor America is conducting a Service Campaign to update the ECM and TCM on certain 2018 Year Sonata 2.0L turbo vehicles. Service Campaign T2Q provides a service procedure to update the ECM and TCM.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-X7Y7J-06
This bulletin describes the procedure for updating the Display Audio (D-Audio) System Software for the 2018 Model Year Sonata (LFa). This update prevents the LCD Overlay/Display overlapping condition (previous screen images/icons showing
Bulletin Number: 5NP-Z6F3A-11
Before installing an automatic transmission, check the depth of the torque converter in the case to confirm the torque converter is fully installed in the transmission. If this is not done, the oil pump may be damaged.
2018 HYUNDAI SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P5L7D-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.
2018 HYUNDAI TUCSON
Bulletin Number: 5NP-F6W6P-05
The shift lever on some 6-speed vehicles may intermittently not shift out of Park. This bulletin provides the diagnostic procedures to correct this condition.
Bulletin Number: 5NP-P5L7D-05
If you are servicing a vehicle with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time.

 

Recalls for 2018 Hyundai

2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:06/15/2017 - 12/28/2017
Potential Units Affected:41070

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) 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.

Consequence:

A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

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 began on March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 173.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:09/05/2017 - 11/30/2017
Potential Units Affected:1209

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Consequence:

If the component detaches during deployment, the curtain air bag may not inflate properly during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, if the detached component were to enter the vehicle occupant compartment, there could be an increased risk of occupant injury.

Action:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 171.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:09/05/2017 - 11/30/2017
Potential Units Affected:1209

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Consequence:

If the component detaches during deployment, the curtain air bag may not inflate properly during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, if the detached component were to enter the vehicle occupant compartment, there could be an increased risk of occupant injury.

Action:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 171.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:08/10/2017 - 10/23/2017
Potential Units Affected:41070

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) 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.

Consequence:

A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

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 began on March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 173.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:08/25/2017 - 09/06/2017
Potential Units Affected:197

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The front coil springs may have been improperly manufactured and, as a result, may fracture under certain loads while driving.

Consequence:

If the coil spring fractures, it can puncture the tire, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

All of the affected vehicles are currently unsold on dealer lots. Dealers will replace both front coil springs, free of charge prior to the vehicle's sale. The recall began November 6, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 167.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:08/10/2017 - 10/23/2017
Potential Units Affected:41070

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) 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.

Consequence:

A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

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 began on March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 173.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:08/10/2017 - 10/23/2017
Potential Units Affected:41070

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) 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.

Consequence:

A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

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 began on March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 173.
2018 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:08/10/2017 - 10/23/2017
Potential Units Affected:41070

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) 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.

Consequence:

A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

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 began on March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 173.
2018 HYUNDAI SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID
NHTSA Campaign ID:HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Manufacturer:Hyundai Motor America
Manufacture Dates:07/31/2015 - 08/31/2017
Potential Units Affected:2840

Defect Description:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.

Consequence:

If the VPD activates while the vehicle is being operated in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will remove the VPD switch and install a new Battery Management System (BMS) that contains an Overvoltage Protection Device (OPD). The recall is expected to begin May 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 175.