Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2023 Genesis G80 Electric; 2021-22 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid; 2022-23 Hyundai Santa Fe PHEV
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 14,928
Report Date: October 31, 2022
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2023 Genesis G80 Electric, 2021-2022 Santa Fe Hybrid, and 2022-2023 Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment. An exploding seat belt pretensioner can project metal fragments into the vehicle, strike vehicle occupants, and result in injury.
Solution: Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioners with a cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 30, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 238/011G.

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