The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Scope and Timeliness

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #RQ17004

    • Status:
    • Date Opened: May 18, 2017
    • Date Closed: N/A
    • Recall: No recall yet

    Component(s): Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Front Axle Shaft Failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE13025

    Component(s): Power Train
    Power Train:Axle Assembly:Axle Shaft

    Summary: There is no summary currently available