Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 Santa Fe are official communications between Hyundai & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-2

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180981

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170896

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179244

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    STEERING:AUTOMATED/ADAPTIVE STEERING:MOTOR/ACTUATOR

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179244

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #20-SS-001H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172142

      This bulletin describes the requirements for all wheel alignment and/or vehicle tracking claims and best practices when diagnosing and conducting alignment-related repairs for all models and model years. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #21-BR-002H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190038

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

    • TSB #20-BR-002H

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183963

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

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #20-FL-004H

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176198

      This bulletin describes the Idle Stop and Go (ISG) system operation, diagnostic and battery sensor recalibration procedure. Refer to applicable Shop Manual and Owner⿿s Manual for additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-006H

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174793

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with front camera/multi-function camera may exhibit a series of Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA), High Beam Assist (HBA), Smart Cruise ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #21-EM-004H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10190044

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #21-EM-003H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189989

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

    • TSB #20-FL-011H

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185413

      This bulletin provides information related to an Electronic Control Module (ECM) software update which revises DTC P00D2: Oxygen Sensor Heater Control Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1 diagnostic logic. Read More »

    • TSB #20-FL-004H

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176198

      This bulletin describes the Idle Stop and Go (ISG) system operation, diagnostic and battery sensor recalibration procedure. Refer to applicable Shop Manual and Owner⿿s Manual for additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-005H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170886

      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 oil pressure harness. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-004H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170887

      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 oil pressure harness with integrated oil temperature sensor. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-003H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170889

      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 oil pressure harness. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

    • TSB #20-BD-017H

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177128

      This bulletin outlines the repair procedure to replace the fuel filler door housing on certain Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles if the fuel filler door is not flush to the body while closed, cannot fully close, or exhibits sagging/misalignment ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #21-01-011H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 10, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188244

      This bulletin provides the procedure to update the TCU to optimize the Distance To Empty (DTE) display. This update includes the software for optimizing CLR_DIST (Distance traveled since DTCs cleared) display. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-005H-1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182314

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-022H

      Date Announced:
      SEP 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180993

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

    • TSB #20-AT-020H

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180977

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #20-FL-004H

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176198

      This bulletin describes the Idle Stop and Go (ISG) system operation, diagnostic and battery sensor recalibration procedure. Refer to applicable Shop Manual and Owner⿿s Manual for additional information. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-019H

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176196

      If you are servicing any of the vehicles listed below with a harsh and/or delayed shift, use the GDS as shown in the Service Procedure to measure shift engagement time. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170899

      This TSB provides a procedure to diagnose and repair a transaxle for the following Incorrect Ratio DTC (transaxle clutch slipping more than 200 rpm in gear). Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-021H-1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170511

      If you are servicing a vehicle with a transmission slipping concern, follow the Service Procedure shown below and perform a stall test. This TSB provides a procedure to test each clutch in the transmission. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #21-BE-005H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189804

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #21-BE-004H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189991

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-014H

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185443

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #20-01-039H

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182304

      This bulletin provides information and procedures for collecting OBD ⿿In Use Monitor Performance Ratio⿝ (IUMPR) data on certain 2019-2021MY vehicles at California dealers. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179244

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    • TSB #20-01-022H-1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177139

      Some 2019 - 2020 Nexo (FE), 2020 Palisade (LX2), and 2019 - 2020 Santa Fe (TM) vehicles equipped with the power tailgate may not operate. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-005H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173553

      Hyundai vehicles are equipped with Dark Current Control logic to help reduce amperage draw amount and conserve Battery State of Charge (SOC%). Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173545

      This bulletin describes the mandatory procedure to submit battery test data electronically for battery warranty claims by running the GDS Battery Claim App. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170883

      This bulletin provides guidelines to inspect the USB, head unit, and multi-box for common connection conditions. 2. This bulletin presents guidelines to inspect for common Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connection conditions. 3. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY:MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/ENERGY CONTROL MODULE (BMS/BECM):SOFTWARE

    • TSB #20-FL-011H

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185413

      This bulletin provides information related to an Electronic Control Module (ECM) software update which revises DTC P00D2: Oxygen Sensor Heater Control Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1 diagnostic logic. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-006H

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174793

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with front camera/multi-function camera may exhibit a series of Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA), High Beam Assist (HBA), Smart Cruise ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #Campaign T4X Dea

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177138

      Certain 2019-2020 Nexo (FE), 2020 Palisade (LX2), and 2019 - 2020 Santa Fe (TM) vehicles equipped with the power tailgate may experience a nonoperational condition. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #20-01-022H-1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177139

      Some 2019 - 2020 Nexo (FE), 2020 Palisade (LX2), and 2019 - 2020 Santa Fe (TM) vehicles equipped with the power tailgate may not operate. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #20-BE-006H

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174793

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with front camera/multi-function camera may exhibit a series of Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA), High Beam Assist (HBA), Smart Cruise ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #20-SS-004H

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183960

      This bulletin provides tire vibration service procedures, including how to optimize vehicle vibration performance. Read More »

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #21-BE-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186817

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #20-SS-004H

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183960

      This bulletin provides tire vibration service procedures, including how to optimize vehicle vibration performance. Read More »

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #20-BD-016H-1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185419

      Certain Santa Fe (TMa) and Palisade (LX2) vehicles may exhibit noise coming from the second row seat track. This bulletin provides information on how to inspect and if necessary repair the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-016H

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177086

      Certain Santa Fe (TM) and Palisade (LX2) vehicles may exhibit noise coming from the second row seat track. This bulletin provides information on how to inspect and if necessary repair the condition. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #21-BE-006H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189805

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with the front multifunction camera may exhibit one or more of the following warnings on the instrument cluster; Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance ... Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-006H-1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180998

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with the front multifunction camera may exhibit one or more of the following warnings on the instrument cluster; Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance ... Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-006H

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174793

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with front camera/multi-function camera may exhibit a series of Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA), High Beam Assist (HBA), Smart Cruise ... Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #20-BE-006H-1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180998

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with the front multifunction camera may exhibit one or more of the following warnings on the instrument cluster; Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance ... Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-006H

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174793

      Certain 2019-2020MY Santa Fe and 2018-2020MY Elantra equipped with front camera/multi-function camera may exhibit a series of Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Front Collision Avoidance Assist (FCA), High Beam Assist (HBA), Smart Cruise ... Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #20-BE-011H

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182305

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #21-BE-005H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189804

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-016H-1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185419

      Certain Santa Fe (TMa) and Palisade (LX2) vehicles may exhibit noise coming from the second row seat track. This bulletin provides information on how to inspect and if necessary repair the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #20-01-039H

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182304

      This bulletin provides information and procedures for collecting OBD ⿿In Use Monitor Performance Ratio⿝ (IUMPR) data on certain 2019-2021MY vehicles at California dealers. Read More »

    • TSB #20-ST-001H-2

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180981

      This bulletin provides information regarding replacement of the column-mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system as separate components. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #Campaign T4X Dea

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177138

      Certain 2019-2020 Nexo (FE), 2020 Palisade (LX2), and 2019 - 2020 Santa Fe (TM) vehicles equipped with the power tailgate may experience a nonoperational condition. Read More »

    • TSB #20-01-022H-1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177139

      Some 2019 - 2020 Nexo (FE), 2020 Palisade (LX2), and 2019 - 2020 Santa Fe (TM) vehicles equipped with the power tailgate may not operate. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-017H

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177128

      This bulletin outlines the repair procedure to replace the fuel filler door housing on certain Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles if the fuel filler door is not flush to the body while closed, cannot fully close, or exhibits sagging/misalignment ... Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H-1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176178

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to help disinfect and protect vehicle exterior/interior surfaces using recommended safe chemical products. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    • TSB #19-AT-021H-1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170511

      If you are servicing a vehicle with a transmission slipping concern, follow the Service Procedure shown below and perform a stall test. This TSB provides a procedure to test each clutch in the transmission. Read More »

    • TSB #19-01-042H

      Date Announced:
      DEC 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170512

      This bulletin provides information and procedures for collecting OBD ?In Use Monitor Performance Ratio? (IUMPR) data on certain 2019-2020MY vehicles at California dealers. This reporting is mandated by CARB (California Air Resources Board). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #20-BD-016H-1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185419

      Certain Santa Fe (TMa) and Palisade (LX2) vehicles may exhibit noise coming from the second row seat track. This bulletin provides information on how to inspect and if necessary repair the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-017H

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177128

      This bulletin outlines the repair procedure to replace the fuel filler door housing on certain Santa Fe (TMa) vehicles if the fuel filler door is not flush to the body while closed, cannot fully close, or exhibits sagging/misalignment ... Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173546

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to disinfect and protect vehicle interior surfaces using certain safe chemical products. Read More »