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2010 Hyundai Santa Fe POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT recall

View the full details of this 2010 Santa Fe POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT recall with the potential number of units affected, summary, consequence, and remedy. An official recall requires Hyundai to release an official notice to owners found to be defective. Being informed could you save time, money, and unnecessary stress.

2010 Hyundai Santa Fe Recall Details

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V261000

Recall Date:
2011-04-28

Summary:
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 SANTA FE 2WD VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND 2.4L ENGINES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 15, 2009 THROUGH MARCH 5, 2010. THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT MAY SUFFER FROM NOISE AND EXCESSIVE WEAR DUE TO A MISALIGNMENT OF THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT WITH THE RIGHT SIDE OUTPUT GEAR. CONTINUING TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE IN THIS CONDITION LEADS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A WHIRRING/WHINING NOISE AND CAN EVENTUALLY CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.

Consequences:
DAMAGE TO THE TRANSMISSION MAY CAUSE LOSS OF MOTIVE POWER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RIGHT SIDE OUTPUT GEAR AND INTERMEDIATE SHAFT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI’S CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.

Component Affected:
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Potential Cars Affected:
5,876

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