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2010 Santa Fe GLS Sport Utility EQUIPMENT Recall

On October 06, 2011, the NHTSA and Hyundai announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s EQUIPMENT. Learn more about this problem below.
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2010 Santa Fe GLS Sport Utility EQUIPMENT Recall

Recall ID # 11E040000 - EQUIPMENT
Recall Date
OCT 06, 2011

Model Affected
2010 HYUNDAI SANTA FE

Recall Summary
CURT MANUFACTURING IS RECALLING CERTAIN TOW PACKAGE WIRING HARNESSES, PART NUMBER 55538, THAT CONNECT TOW VEHICLE LIGHTING CIRCUITS TO TRAILER LIGHTING CIRCUITS SOLD FOR USE ON CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2011 HYUNDAI SANTA FE VEHICLES. THE UNITS ARE NOT WATER-TIGHT AND MOISTURE CAN SEEP INTO THE CONVERTER MODULE AND DEFEAT THE MODULE'S INTERNAL CIRCUIT PROTECTION.

Defect Consenquence
WITHOUT THE CIRCUIT PROTECTION, THE MODULE CAN OVERHEAT POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.

Remedy
CURT MANUFACTURING WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE TOW PACKAGE WIRING HARNESS. THE REMEDY WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 17, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CURT MANUFACTURING AT 1-715 831-8713.

Units Affected
2254

Notes
CURT MFG. INC.
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