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

Steering — Wheel And Handle Bar

Date Announced
FEB 17, 2018
Vehicles Affected
41,070
Hyundai Recall #
173
NHTSA Campaign #
18V118000
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.
Actions
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will check the production lot number of the steering wheel assembly, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 173.
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