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Recall: No. 1 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2003/166
Exact Model: Santa FE and Trajet
Description: Possible fuel leak
VIN: KMH5C81VP3U480109 to KMH5C81VP3U562374, KMH5C81VP3U480109 to KMH5C81VP3U562374
Build Date:
Numbers: 711
Defect: On diesel engined vehicles, it is possible for the water separator sensor to leak, which in turn causes a diesel fuel leak.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and check water separator for damage and replace where necessary.
Launch Date: 05 January 2004
Recall: No. 2 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2010/091
Exact Model: Santa Fe and Trajet
VIN: KMHMH81AR2U104355 to KMHMH81VR5U257307
Build Date: 01/01/2000 to 24/12/2004
Numbers: 17791
Defect: Trajet and Sante Fe - Corrosion may build up and weaken the rear suspension arms to an extent where they could fail and the directional control of the vehicle could be affected. Sante Fe models additionally have a similar concern with the front sub-frame.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to test the thickness of the metal of the suspension arms. If the corrosion is not too advanced the arms/sub-frame will be wax oiled. If the corrosion is advanced, the suspension arms will have to be changed.
Launch Date: 20 September 2010
Recall: No. 3 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2003/109
Exact Model: Trajet and Santa FE
Description: Possible fuel leak and engine shutdown
VIN: KMHSB81VP2U335425 to KMHSD81VP2U337578, KMHMJ81VP2U124223 to KMHMG81VPTU143160
Build Date:
Numbers: 437
Defect: The threaded portion of the water separator sensor sub assembly in the fuel filter may break if over-tightened when fitting the sensor to the fuel filter housing following draining. This could result in a fuel leak and unscheduled shut down of the engine
Action: Examine the water separator sensor for damage and replace where necessary. In addition, issue technical information to the dealers giving details of the torque specification for this component
Launch Date: 22 August 2003

Manufacturer contact details:
Hyundai Car UK Ltd
728 London Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1HE
0800 981 981


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