Hyundai 2021 Santa Fe Car Photo: MotorTrend

Hyundai recalls Santa Fe SUV vehicles due to loose fuel pipes, risk of fire

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Hyundai Motor America has recalled 2 model year 2021 Santa Fe SUV vehicles with 2.5-litre Turbo engines.

The automobile manufacturer said the fuel pipe connecting the high pressure fuel pump to the fuel rail may not have been tightened properly.

It stated that an insufficiently tightened fuel pipe may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire while in motion.

In regard to what to do in correcting the error, the company noted that dealers inspected, and tightened the fuel pipe connection free of charge.

The recalled vehicles have been repaired, and therefore, no owner notification letters will be sent any longer.

Meanwhile, owners may contact Hyundai Customer Service on (855) 371-9460, and

Hyundai’s number for this recall is 206.

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