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Recall 17V578000

Internal Engine Bearings Wear Causes Engine To Stall

Recall Details

The crankshaft assembly inside the engine may have been produced with surface irregularities in the crankshaft pin. This would cause abnormal bearing wear inside the engine. Dealers will inspect and replace he engine as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Wear to bearings inside the engine due to surface irregularities in the crankshaft pin within the engine may cause the engine to stall, increasing risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Hyundai recall number is 168.

Engine, September 20, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 20, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
420
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V578000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Summary
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe vehicles equipped with 3.3L engines. The crankshaft assemblies may have been produced with surface irregularities in the crankshaft pin, causing engine bearing wear.
Consequence
The engine bearing wear may cause the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Hyundai will notify all owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the engine, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 18, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 168.
Notify
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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