2021 HYUNDAI Sonata

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

2 Recalls for 2021 HYUNDAI Sonata

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.

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VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11405017
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ODI Number: 11406069
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48 Service Alerts for 2021 HYUNDAI Sonata

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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June 3, 2022 010000 STEERING

Certain vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft bearing.

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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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April 8, 2022 010000 STEERING

Certain 2020-2022MY Sonata (DN8A) vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft be

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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 8, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain 2020-2021 Sonata (DN8a) vehicles with 1.6T engines may exhibit a check engine light in conjunction with a popping noise, abnormal smell from the engine compartment, rough running, or reduced power due to a misfire.

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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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October 1, 2021 010000 STEERING

Certain vehicles may develop a bearing noise within the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) column worm shaft assembly. If bearing noise is heard, follow the procedure in this bulletin to replace the worm shaft bearing

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October 29, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain Sonata N-Line vehicles may have an uneven appearance between LH and RH exhaust tips due to slightly misaligned rear mufflers. This bulletin describes the procedure to adjust and realign the rear mufflers to correct the appearance.

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February 4, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin describes the procedure to update the radio software to help reduce the disconnection occurrences.

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September 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain 2020-2021 Sonata (DN8a) vehicles with 1.6T engines may exhibit a check engine light in conjunction with a popping noise, abnormal smell from the engine compartment, rough running, or reduced power due to a misfire.

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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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December 18, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the front door module assembly if the front door window cannot close or the door regulator cables are separated from the regulator track.

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December 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the front door module assembly if the front door window cannot close or the door regulator cables are separated from the regulator track.

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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 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides information related to an Electronic Control Module (ECM) software update which revises the OBD Air Fuel Ratio Imbalance (AFRI) monitor function frequency and cylinder imbalance diagnosis logic.

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December 2, 2020 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

This bulletin describes the procedure to identify and program certain Sonata vehicles Rear Corner Radars from the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) modules to enable the Safe Exit Assist (SEA) warning feature.

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December 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin describes the procedure to identify and program certain Sonata vehicles Rear Corner Radars from the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) modules to enable the Safe Exit Assist (SEA) warning feature.

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December 2, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin describes the procedure to identify and program certain Sonata vehicles Rear Corner Radars from the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) modules to enable the Safe Exit Assist (SEA) warning feature.

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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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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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February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin describes the procedure to update the radio software to help reduce the disconnection occurrences.

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January 28, 2021 010000 STEERING

The rack-mounted dual pinion Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system components can be replaced separately from the complete assembly. This bulletin provides information on the separate components and the replacement procedure of these co

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January 26, 2021 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. This bulletin

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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 Sonata N Line. After a new vehicle launch, Hyundai uses the LQMP to monitor all customer and dealer activities at a minimum of 100 day

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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 2, 2020 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin describes the procedure to identify and program certain Sonata vehicles Rear Corner Radars from the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) modules to enable the Safe Exit Assist (SEA) warning feature.

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December 18, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin describes the procedure to replace the front door module assembly if the front door window cannot close or the door regulator cables are separated from the regulator track.

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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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December 15, 2020 200000 WHEELS

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

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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.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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