175 – Voltage Protection Device Improper Activation – 2016-2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V166
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,840

 

Voltage Protection Device Improper Activation

If the VPD activates while the vehicle is being operated in Electric Vehicle (EV) mode, there may be a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.

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174 – Air Bags/Seat Belt Pretensioners may be Disabled – 2011 Hyundai Sonata

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V137
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 154,753

 

Air Bags/Seat Belt Pretensioners may be Disabled

If the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a vehicle crash that necessitates deployment of these safety systems.

 

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011 Sonata vehicles. In the event of a crash, the air bag control unit (ACU) may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags from deploying.

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171 – Curtain Airbag Replacement – 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V801
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,209

 

Inflator Component may Detach During Deployment

If the component detaches during deployment, the curtain air bag may not inflate properly during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, if the detached component were to enter the vehicle occupant compartment, there could be an increased risk of occupant injury.

 

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

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173 – Steering Wheel May Detach from Steering Column – 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe & Santa Fe Sport

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V118
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 43,941

 

Steering Wheel May Detach from Steering Column

A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The steering wheel assembly may break, possibly resulting in the steering wheel separating from the steering column while driving.

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172 – ABS Module May Short Circuit – 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera & 2006 Hyundai Sonata

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V026
Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 87,854

 

ABS Module May Short Circuit

An electrical short within the ABS Module may cause an engine compartment fire, even when the car is turned off, increasing the risk of an injury.

 

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera and 2006 Hyundai Sonata vehicles. Water may enter the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module and result in an electrical short .

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