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Recall 15V414000

Front Passenger Seat Belt Does Not Latch Properly

Recall Details

The passenger front seat belt buckle may fail to latch properly. Dealers will repair or replace the passenger front seat belt buckle free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger front seat belt may not latch securely, resulting in a passenger not being securely fastened into the vehicle seat.

What Should You Do?

Hyundai will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in August 2015. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Hyundai recall number is 130.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., June 30, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 30, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
128,804
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V414000
Component
SEAT BELTS
Summary
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015 Sonata vehicles manufactured April 25, 2014, to December 4, 2014. The affected vehicles have a front passenger seat belt whose buckle latch assembly may prevent the front passenger from fastening the seat belt.
Consequence
If the front passenger seat belt cannot be latched, an occupant sitting in the front passenger seat has an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair or replace the front passenger seat belt buckle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2015. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 130.
Notify
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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