Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

August 12, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V355000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE13025

Component:

POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected:

20,300

Summary:

Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2013 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.

Remedy:

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.

Notes:

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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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration