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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,200 model-year 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUVs manufactured between Sept. 5 and Nov. 30, 2017 at the Hyundai plant in Alabama and the Kia plant in Georgia

The Problem: The side curtain air bag inflator diffuser may detach from the inflator body during side curtain air bag deployment, increasing the risk of injury during a crash. Hyundai said it is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this problem.

The Fix: Dealers will dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags for free.

What Owners Should Do: Hyundai will begin notifying owners Feb. 9. Owners can call the automaker at 855-671-3059, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

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