HYUNDAI SANTA FE 2006: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

Make : HYUNDAI Model : SANTA FE Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2000-03-31 - 2005-07-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V435000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-10-24 Date Received by ODI: 2014-07-18 Date Added to Database: 2014-07-18
Manufacturers Involved: Hyundai Motor America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 124
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 271773
Summary:
      Hyundai Motor Company "Hyundai" is recalling certain model Year 2001-2006 Santa Fe vehicles manufactured from March 31, 2000, through February 15, 2006, that are registered and operated, or which were originally sold and registered, in the following 20 "salt belt" states and the District of Columbia: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The affected vehicles may experience front coil spring corrosion from road salt, causing the coil spring to fracture and make contact with the tire.
Consequence:
      If the front coil spring fractures due to corrosion it could cause the coil spring to make contact with the tire, possibly puncturing the tire and increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the coil spring, free of charge. The recall began on October 24, 2014. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 124.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.