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Hyundai recalls Santa Fe, Santa Cruz vehicles for leaky turbocharger oil supply pipe

Hyundai 2022 Santa-Fe Car Photo: MotorTrend

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Hyundai Motor America is recalling 16 model year 2022 Santa Fe and Santa Cruz vehicles.

The automobile manufacturer said that the oil supply pipe to the turbocharger may crack, which could result in an oil leak in the engine compartment.

The company also noted that an oil leak in the presence of an ignition source, such as a hot engine or exhaust components, could increase the risk of a fire, agency report stated.

In connection with what to do to address the defect, Hyundai Motors disclosed dealers would replace the turbocharger oil supply pipe free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 27, 2022.

Affected vehicle owners may contact Hyundai Customer Service on (855) 371-9460, and  the number for this recall is 222.

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