Hyundai Vehicles Affected: Approximately 43,900 model-year 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport SUVs
The Problem: In affected SUVs, the steering-wheel assembly may break, possibly resulting in the wheel separating from the steering column while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Hyundai dealers will check the production lot number of the steering-wheel assembly and replace it, as necessary, for free.
What Owners Should Do: Hyundai will begin notifying owners March 16. Owners can call the automaker at 855-371-9460, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more about whether their Santa Fe is included in the recall.
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