Hyundai Motor America is recalling 72,470 model year 2020-2022 Venues.
The front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment in a crash.
An exploding seat belt pretensioner can project metal fragments into the vehicle that strike vehicle occupants and result in injuries.
What to do
Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioners with a cap at no cost to vehicle owners. Venues repaired under a previous recall need to have the new remedy completed. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on August 26, 2022.
Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at (855) 371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 231.