Recall 163: 2013-2017 Hyundai Santa Fe & Santa Fe Sport Secondary Latch Cable

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain

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Secondary Hood Latch may Bind and not Latch

If the hood is not securely closed or the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V358

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America


Potential Number of Units Affected 437,400


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch actuating cable may corrode and bind, causing the secondary hood latch to remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.


Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary latch cable, free of charge.

Owner’s may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059.

Hyundai’s number for this recall is 163.


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

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