SM SANTA FE – REAR TRAILING ARMS AND FRONT SUBFRAME CORROSION TREATMENT (CAMPAIGN 090)


IMPORTANT: DEALERS MUST PERFORM THIS CAMPAIGN ON ALL =
AFFECTED 
VEHICLES WHENEVER AN AFFECTED VEHICLE IS IN THE SHOP 
FOR ANY MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR. 
IMPORTANT: WHEN A VEHICLE ARRIVES AT THE SERVICE =
DEPARTMENT, 
ACCESS HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA=92S =93WARRANTY VEHICLE 
INFORMATION=94 SCREEN VIA WEBDCS TO IDENTIFY OPEN 
CAMPAIGNS. 
DESCRIPTION 

=95 Some 2001-2003 Santa Fe (SM) vehicles that are =
registered and=20
operated in =93salt 
belt=94 states may exhibit corrosion damage to the rear =
trailing=20
arms. 
=95 Inspect the rear trailing arms for corrosion damage. =
Measure the=20
thickness of the 
rear trailing arm steel. 
=95 If specified levels of corrosion damage have =
occurred, as=20
described in this 
bulletin, replace the rear trailing arms with new rear =
trailing=20
arms that 
incorporate additional holes in the upper and lower =
panels. 
=95 If it is not possible to separate the rear lower =
control arms=20
from the trailing 
arms without damage, replace the rear lower control arms =
as=20
well. 
=95 If the rear trailing arms do not require =
replacement, add=20
drainage holes 
and treat the rear trailing arms with rust-proofing =
material. 
=95 Inspect the front subframe for corrosion damage. As =
a=20
precautionary measure 
and to improve drainage from the subframe, add drainage =
holes and=20
treat the 
front subframe with rust-proofing material. If corrosion =

perforation is found as 
described in this bulletin, replace the front=20
subframe. 

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APPLICABLE VEHICLES face=3DArial>- VERIFY THAT THE VEHICLE IS IDENTIFIED AS 
AFFECTED BY THE CAMPAIGN VIA WEBDCS 
=95 Model : 2001-2003 SANTA FE (SM) 
=95 Applicable vehicle production date range : From =
Job#1 through=20
January 27, 
2003 
=95 Area : Salt belt states as follows: 
Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine,=20
Maryland, 
Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New =
Hampshire,=20
New 
Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, =
Vermont,=20
West 
Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of=20
Columbia. 

 

 

 

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