HYUNDAI RECALLS THOUSANDS OF CARS FOR EXPLODING SEAT BELT
Hyundai recently announced that 239,000 vehicles are being recalled because of seat belt malfunction. As of now, there are three reported injuries caused by a device in a seatbelt that is deploying unnecessarily.
An integral part of the seat belt system that locks the seatbelt in place in the event of a crash – can explode when deployed and send metal fragments throughout the vehicle which can result in injuries.
The recall includes 2019-2022 accents, 2021-2023 Elantras, and 2021-2022 Elantra HEVs, or hybrid electric vehicles.
Vehicle owners will be able to bring the recalled vehicles to a Hyundai dealer to have the pretensioner fit with a cap, They can also contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460 and reference recall number 229. And also NHTSA vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236
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