Recall on airbag computer to address deployment issues with child car seat on Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai issued a recall on the airbag computer; it needs to be reprogrammed to prevent the airbags from deploying incorrectly during an accident when a child car seat has been placed in the passenger front seat.

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Average mileage: 107,527 (57,000–185,000)
5 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, more2010
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 140,000 mi,
Airbag light came on and won't go off.
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 110,000 mi,
Airbag light on at all times.
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 81,082 mi,
In 2010 my airbag light came on in my 2005 Hyundai Sante Fe, Hyundai diagnosed the driver side deat belt receiver, i had a private mechanic fix the problem, cost 1/2 of the amount Hyundai quoted me. Now, 2014 airbag light is on, my private mechanic alerted me that this time it is the passenger seat belt receiver. i called Hyundai corporate, i was told that there are NO RECALLS for this item and there was nothing they could do for me. I have to get it fixed, it is a safty hazard.....when the airbag light is on, there is a chance the airbag will not deploy in an accident. I think this is a faulty part and Hyundai should either recall for this issue or agree to fix it since it is a safety issue. MARY ANN PORCO
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 117,000 mi,
Air bag light is always on.
air bag light comes off an on all the time been happening now for the past couple of years !
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 120,000 mi,
I purchased my 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe in 2012-2013. Te air bag light has been on since I purchased it (used).
airbag light came on and stays on.
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe 86,800 mi,
I have a 2006 Santa Fe. The air bag light goes on and off while driving. This has just started. I think it should be Hyundai's responsibility to fix the problem. ESPECIALLY when it is a serious safety issue.
Air bag light came on. Have an 05 Santa Fe. Said its the passenger side seat belt that's affecting the entire air bag system. $800-$900 to fix.
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 98,531 mi,
the airbag light camen on all time i toke to the diler and they say is the seatbelt buckle and they charge $620.00 yes for part plus labor and i think they have to fix bicause is a manufacture problem
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 150,000 mi,
Not sure of exact mileage but that is a good estimate. Came on and then went off. When it came on again it stayed on (that was a few years ago).
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 113,000 mi,
Air bag light on
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 80,000 mi,
Air bag light on all the time.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 125,000 mi,
Airbag light
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 83,000 mi,
My airbag light came on and I don't know what the issue is so I took it to a shop and was told it needs to be replaced. I cannt afford to have it replaced.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 85,000 mi,
Airbag light on all of the time.