Recall 216 – Inadequate Windshield Bonding – 2020-2021 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2021 Sonata, & Elantra

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Santa Fe,

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December 28, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V00M000

Inadequate Windshield Bonding

A windshield that detaches from a vehicle during a crash can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V00M000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America


Potential Number of Units Affected 26,413


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Santa Fe, 2021 Sonata, and Elantra vehicles. During manufacturing, the windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach in a crash.


Dealers will remove and reinstall the front windshield panel, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 25, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 216.


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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