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Monday, May 10, 2021

Its Shop Time Mondays: Hyundai Is Recalling 277,000 Vehicles


1. Improperly Heat-Treated Piston Oil Rings

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V301000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 125,840

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Elantra, 2019-2021 Kona and Veloster vehicles equipped with 2.0L Nu MPI engines. The piston oil rings may not have been properly heat-treated, which could result in engine damage.

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the engine, free of charge. In addition, Hyundai will deploy Piston Ring Noise Sensing System (PNSS) software. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 25, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V303000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 151,205

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. Brake fluid may leak inside the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

Remedy

Dealers will replace the ABS multi-fuse, and inspect and replace the ABS module, as necessary, free of charge. Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures as a precaution until the recall repair is complete. Owners notification letters are expected to be mailed June 25, 2021. Note: This recall includes all vehicles previously recalled under NHTSA recall number 20V-520. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 205.

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