Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2021-22 Hyundai Elantra, 2020 Hyundai Accent
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 6,240
Report Date: April 1, 2022
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Elantra and 2020 Accent vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver and passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment. Exploding seat belt pretensioners can project metal fragments into the vehicle, strike vehicle occupants, and result in injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 31, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 223.

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