2021 HYUNDAI Santa Fe

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

4 Recalls for 2021 HYUNDAI Santa Fe

Recall Date Component Summary
December 28, 2021 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Santa Fe, 2021 Sonata, and Elantra vehicles. During manufacturing, the windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach in a crash.

Remedy:

Dealers will remove and reinstall the front windshield panel, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 25, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 216.

July 9, 2021 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Santa Fe and Sonata vehicles equipped with 2.5L turbocharged engines. Fuel may leak at the pipe connection between the high-pressure fuel pump and fuel rail.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and tighten, or replace the fuel pipe as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 6, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 207.

May 3, 2021 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Santa Fe vehicles equipped with 2.5-litre Turbo engines. The fuel pipe connecting the high pressure fuel pump to the fuel rail may not have been tightened properly.

Remedy:

Dealers inspected and tightened the fuel pipe connection, free of charge. The affected vehicles have been repaired and therefore no owner notification letters will be sent. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 206.

March 17, 2021 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Santa Fe vehicles. The Occupant Detection System (ODS) module may not deactivate the air bag upon detection of a child restraint system in the front passenger seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy:

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ODS module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 14, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 202.

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FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS
ODI Number: 11416206
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11415657
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11415375
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11404392
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44 Service Alerts for 2021 HYUNDAI Santa Fe

Date Description
July 14, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed on Page 2, follow the repair procedure and perform the diagnosis. If necessary, replace the High Flow electric oil pump (HF

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July 14, 2022 190000 TIRES

Effective June 2, 2008, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 110 (FMVSS 110) established a threshold for correcting load carrying capacity information indicated on tire placards when vehicle weight has been increased before retail sale

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July 28, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Follow the guidelines outlined in this bulletin to inspect and clean or replace certain components of the engine intake system accordingly during engine short block or sub-assembly replacement.

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July 28, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2021 Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles may display an error message in the instrument cluster when making a selection in the Driver Assistance Menu. Possible messages are: ⿢ “Vehicle controller error, settings cannot be applied for RCTA ale

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May 19, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related input/output speed sensor and harness.

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May 19, 2022 061600 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM)

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related input/output speed sensor and harness.

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April 28, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and valve body harness.

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March 9, 2022 103200 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:FLUID/LUBRICANT

Certain vehicles equipped with 8-speed automatic transmission may experience an automatic transmission fluid (ATF) leak at the rear cover. This type of leak is caused by a porous casting on the rear cover of the transmission.

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February 3, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain 2020-22MY Sonata (DN8a) and 2021-22MY Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles equipped with 2.5L engine may exhibit a MIL with DTC(s): ⿢ P2074: Mass Airflow Sensor Plausibility ⿢ P2074F0: Manifold Absolute Pressure/Mass Air Flow – Throttle Po

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February 3, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Certain 2020-22MY Sonata (DN8a) and 2021-22MY Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles equipped with 2.5L engine may exhibit a MIL with DTC(s): ⿢ P2074: Mass Airflow Sensor Plausibility ⿢ P2074F0: Manifold Absolute Pressure/Mass Air Flow – Throttle Po

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March 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides best practice recommendations when performing brake service procedures.

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March 23, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin provides best practice recommendations when performing brake service procedures.

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March 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides the service procedure for engine connecting rod bearing clearance testing. Perform the procedure outlined in this bulletin to fulfill the Bearing Clearance Test inspection requirements to determine next required steps

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March 10, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides the inspection procedure and repair guidelines for certain vehicles listed below.

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January 21, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This TSB provides a procedure to diagnose the push button shifter operation. If you are servicing a vehicle with any symptoms or DTC listed below, follow the Service Procedure, Page 2.

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December 22, 2021 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

Certain vehicles listed below equipped with 2.5T turbo engines may have a misassembled check valve for the PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) system, resulting in engine oil entering the intake and contaminating the air cleaner. This bull

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December 9, 2021 061600 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU/ECM)

Certain 2020-22MY Sonata (DN8a), 2021-22MY Santa Fe (TMa), and 2022MY Tucson (NX4/NX4a) vehicles equipped with 2.5L engine may exhibit a MIL with DTC(s): ⿢ P2074: Mass Airflow Sensor Plausibility ⿢ P2074F0: Manifold Absolute Pressure/

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November 11, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin describes the procedure to inspect, and if necessary, replace the sun visor retainer for certain 2021 ⿿ 2022MY Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles with Calligraphy trim and Obsidian Black interior (color code: NNB).

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January 7, 2021 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

This bulletin describes the procedure to diagnose and repair tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) DTC(s) on some 2020-2021MY Palisade (LX2) and Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles equipped with surround view monitoring (SVM) system.

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January 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin describes the procedure to diagnose and repair tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) DTC(s) on some 2020-2021MY Palisade (LX2) and Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles equipped with surround view monitoring (SVM) system.

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October 11, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

: Certain vehicles equipped with 8-speed automatic transmission may experience an automatic transmission fluid (ATF) leak at the rear cover. This type of leak is caused by a porous casting on the rear cover of the transmission.

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July 13, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This TSB provides a procedure to diagnose the push button shifter operation.

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July 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The front center speaker may produce a scratchy or distorted sound during operation. This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the crash pad center speaker for certain 20 and 21MY TMa Santa Fe.

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June 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing an 8-speed front-wheel-drive vehicle with the DTC or symptoms listed below, refer to the Service Procedure to diagnose the condition. ￷ DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES: ￿ P070500 – Transmission range sensor circuit malfu

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June 8, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin outlines the repair procedure for customers experiencing a popping or rattling noise from the front fender area of the vehicle while driving. The repair procedure outlined in this TSB only applies to vehicles manufactured with

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June 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2021 Santa Fe Hybrid (TM HEV) vehicles may exhibit the Auto-Shut Off incorrect clock countdown displayed on the instrument cluster. If the user selects 60 minutes, the countdown clock will start at 29:59 instead of 59:59. This bulletin

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March 16, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020-2021 Santa Fe (TMa) and Palisade (LX2) may intermittently experience abnormal camera image display conditions on the instrument cluster when the turn signal is turned ON or the radio screen when transmission is in Reverse. The fol

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March 16, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020-2021 Santa Fe (TMa) and Palisade (LX2) may intermittently experience abnormal camera image display conditions on the instrument cluster when the turn signal is turned ON or the radio screen when transmission is in Reverse. The fol

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March 23, 2021 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This bulletin provides best practice recommendations when performing brake service procedures.

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March 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the service procedure for engine connecting rod bearing clearance testing. Perform the procedure outlined in this bulletin to fulfill the Bearing Clearance Test inspection requirements to determine next required steps

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March 10, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the inspection procedure and repair guidelines for certain vehicles listed below.

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November 19, 2020 190000 TIRES

This bulletin provides tire vibration service procedures, including how to optimize vehicle vibration performance. For all wheel/tire balance claims, the ⿿Tire Balance Data Sheet⿝ must be fully completed including imbalance and Road For

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January 7, 2021 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin describes the procedure to diagnose and repair tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) DTC(s) on some 2020-2021MY Palisade (LX2) and Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles equipped with surround view monitoring (SVM) system.

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January 5, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information on the Launch Quality Monitoring Process (LQMP) for the 2021MY Hyundai Santa Fe. After a new vehicle launch, Hyundai uses the LQMP to monitor all customer and dealer activities at a minimum of 100 days. Th

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December 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When using Wireless CarPlay, the system may intermittently auto disconnect. When Wireless CarPlay is disconnected, a pop up message ⿿Phone Not Responding. Please reconnect it and try again⿝ will appear on the radio screen.

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December 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin describes the Wireless Android Auto and Wireless Apple CarPlay setup process for Display Audio Value (Non⿿Navigation) devices.

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November 30, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This bulletin describes the procedure to inspect and identify fluid which may appear around the brake caliper area.

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November 19, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin provides tire vibration service procedures, including how to optimize vehicle vibration performance. For all wheel/tire balance claims, the ⿿Tire Balance Data Sheet⿝ must be fully completed including imbalance and Road For

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December 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides the calibration procedure for the engine bearing clearance tester. The bearing clearance tester is already pre-calibrated, but additional calibration may be required due to variable shop compressor air pressure when t

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October 12, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Some 2020-2021 Santa Fe (TMa) and Palisade (LX2) may intermittently experience abnormal camera image display conditions on the instrument cluster when the turn signal is turned ON or the radio screen when transmission is in Reverse. The fol

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December 15, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin provides information on wheel cleaning procedure and cleaning agent recommendations.

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September 17, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides the procedure to update the TCU for a shift flare and shock on reacceleration when driving in Sport Mode.

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September 2, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides a procedure to transfer pressure data to the TCU using GDS Mobile. This procedure is necessary to reduce the transmission learning time and improve the shift quality.

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October 13, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

If you are servicing an applicable vehicle with a ⿿Check Engine⿝ light on and one or more of the DTC listed below, follow the repair procedure and replace the related solenoid and valve body harness.

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