Originally appeared on NHTSA
A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V118000
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Potential Number of Units Affected 43,941
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.
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 . Hyundai’s number for this recall is 173.
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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