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Recall 17V152000

Front Seat Belts Detach From Anchor Pretensioners

Recall Details

The front seat belts may detach from the anchor pretensioners. Dealers will inspect the connection between the seat belt linkages and the seat belt pretensioners, repairing them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The front seat belts could detach from their anchor pretensioners, resulting in occupants not being properly secured and protected in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Hyundai must be performed by a Hyundai dealership. Hyundai will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Hyundai dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Body, Interior & Misc., March 8, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 8, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
PE16018
Potential Number of Units Affected
977,778
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V152000
Component
SEAT BELTS

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.
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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