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Recall List for the 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Hyundai service shop immediately!

  1. 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #05V527000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 17, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 134

    Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with an occupant classification system (ocs) the right front seat of the vehicle may misclassify certain small children seated on the front edge of the seat as an adult.

    Consequence: The possibility of misclassification of certain small children as an adult may allow the right front airbag to deploy in a frontal collision crash or the side impact airbag to deploy in a side collision crash; severe injury or death could occur.

    Actions: Dealers will ensure that the vehicle's ocs will properly classify certain small children when seated on the front edge of the seat and will disable the right front airbags. Dealers will reprogram the vehicle's ocs electronic control unit to provide an increased margin for recognition of certain small children. The recall began on December 6, 2005. Owners may contact Hyundai of puerto rico at 1-800-981-0188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V527000 »

  2. 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe AIR BAGS NHTSA Campaign #05V450000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 12,000

    Summary: On certain vehicles equipped with an occupant classification system (ocs) the right front seat of the vehicle may misclassify certain small children seated on the front edge of the seat as an adult.

    Consequence: The possibility of misclassification of certain small children as an adult may allow the right front airbag to deploy in a frontal collision crash or the side impact airbag to deploy in a side collision crash; severe injury or death could occur.

    Actions: Dealers will ensure that the vehicle's ocs will properly classify certain small children when seated on the front edge of the seat and will disable the right front airbags. Dealers will reprogram the vehicle's ocs electronic control unit to provide an increased margin for recognition of certain small children. The recall began on December 21, 2005. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V450000 »

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