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by Bobby MooreJanuary 19, 2023


Hyundai loss of power and oil leaks — NHTSA investigation

NHTSA Action Number: DP22003

The NHTSA Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has received a petition on July 13, 2022, requesting a defect investigation into an alleged defect of the “oil drain pan assemblies” on the following 83 models/model year Hyundai

2006-2019 Hyundai Sonata

2013-2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

2010-2012 and 2019-2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

2010-2015 and 2018-2019 Hyundai Tucson

2011-2021 Kia Sportage

2005-2020 Kia Optima

2011-2020 Kia Sorento

2010-2013 Kia Forte

2010-2013 Kia Forte Coup

2007-2010 Kia Rondo vehicles equipped with the 1.6L T-GDI Gamma, 2.4L Theta II GDI, 2.4L In-Line GDI Theta II, Kappa, and 3.8L V-Shaped GDI Lambda-II engines.

All the above vehicles uses similar drain pan assemblies and appear to experience the same type of failures.

NHTSA is investigating allegations of oil leakage failures occurring at highway speeds, without malfunction, indicator lights, or the leakage associated with under-tightening an oil drain plug, or a plug or pan with damaged thread. The alleged defects are causing engines to seize and loss of motive power.

NHTSA has received a number of complaints alleging complete engine failure from a variety of models stated above along with other models. The ODI complaints cited in the petition can be reviewed at NHTSA.gov under the following ODI numbers: 11481745, 11433038, 11366918, 11431200, 11320689, 11245086, 11196311, 11114946, 11114946, 11097819.
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Vehicles
MAKE MODEL YEAR

HYUNDAI SANTA FE 2010-2020
HYUNDAI SANTA FE SPORT 2013-2018
HYUNDAI SANTA FE XL 2019
HYUNDAI SONATA 2006-2019
HYUNDAI SONATA HYBRID 2011-2019
HYUNDAI SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID 2016-2019
HYUNDAI TUCSON 2010-2015, 2018-2019
HYUNDAI TUCSON FUEL CELL 2015
KIA MOTOR SPORTAGE 2021
KIA FORTE 2010-2013
KIA FORTE KOUP 2010-2013
KIA OPTIMA 2005-2020
KIA OPTIMA HYBRID 2011-2020
KIA OPTIMA PHEV 2016-2020
KIA RONDO 2007-2010
KIA SORENTO 2011-2020
KIA SPORTAGE 2011-2021

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