Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 8, 2017

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

17V152000

NHTSA Action Number:

PE16018

Component:

SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

977,778

Summary:

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the seat belt linkages for both front seat belts may detach from the seat belt anchor pretensioners.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the seat belts detach from the anchor pretensioners, it can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy:

Hyundai will notify owners and dealers will inspect the connection between the seat belt linkages and the seat belt anchor pretensioners, repairing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017. Owner's may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for the recall is 160.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration