- Service & Repair
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Problem Summary: HYUNDAI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 FRONT WHEEL DRIVE SANTA FE SPORT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JULY 13, 2012, THROUGH MARCH 12, 2013; AND EQUIPPED WITH 2.4 LITER ENGINES. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING ISSUE, THE RIGHT FRONT AXLE SHAFT MAY FRACTURE.
Consequence: A FRACTURED FRONT AXLE MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF POWER TO THE WHEELS. ADDITIONALLY, IF THE VEHICLE IS PARKED WITHOUT THE PARKING BRAKE APPLIED, IT MAY ROLL AWAY. EITHER CONDITION INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
What Owners Should Do: HYUNDAI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN AUGUST 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI AT 1-800-633-5151. HYUNDAI'S RECALL NUMBER IS 112.
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Bring your car to a dealer for repair.
Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way.
If a recall is issued, contacting a nearby service center can help you get more information to fix the repair, possibly even free of charge.