Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2020-21 Hyundai Accent
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 354
Report Date: February 9, 2022
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Accent vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) may explode upon deployment. An exploding seat belt pretensioner can project metal fragments into the vehicle, striking vehicle occupants and resulting in injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 25, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 219.

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