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Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Vehicles for Exploding Seat Belt Parts

Written by on May 25, 2022

If you drive a Hyundai, you might want to check the recalls on the car. Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure occupants. A ​​pretensioners tighten the belts in preparation for a crash. According to a letter from government officials to Hyundai, the driver’s and front passenger’s seat belt pretensioners can explode upon deployment and send shrapnel throughout the vehicle. The recall includes 2019-2022 Accents, 2021-2023 Elantras, and 2021-2022 Elantra HEVs, or hybrid electric vehicles. Vehicles repaired will need to be brought to dealerships.

Source: NPR

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