The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a Hyundai recall of 150,000 2013 to 2015 Santa Fe models  for fire risk, caused by a defective part. This recall is the latest in a series of Hyundai and Kia vehicle recalls by the NHTSA for fire related safety issues. The problem has caused 18 fire related incidences though there have been no serious injuries.

The NHTSA is advising that owners of these vehicles park way from structures until their vehicle has been repaired for this issue.  An electrical short caused by brake fluid that can potentially leak into the anti-lock brake computer, is the issue that can lead to fires. Owners of the Hyundai Sante Fe models impacted by this recall will be notified sometime in June.

Some of these Hyundai Santa Fe vehicles have been recalled before. According to a statement issued by the company, The fix involved dealer replacement of a a fuse and in certain cases, the computer as well. “Hyundai is conducting this new recall to ensure the safety of its customers,”

If you are the owner of a Hyundai Santa Fe, you can visit NHTSA.gov

to check your vin number. Or call our Lemon Law Office today for a free consultation. if you have had numerous repairs on your 2017-2021 Hyundai Santa Fe or fill out the form and we will get back to you.

2 thoughts on “150K More Hyundai Santa Fe Vehicles Recalled

  1. Ashley Nivens says:

    Is it possible for Hyundai to reimburse me for my car and insurance payments for the past 4 month the dealership has had my vehicle due to a manufacture recall?

    • Lemon Law Admin says:

      Hello Ms. Nivens,

      Please call our office at 404-737-3451 for a free consult with one of our attorneys, they can advise as to potential for a claim with Hyundai.

      Thank you!

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