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Hyundai recalls model year 2022 Elantras and Elantra HEVs

The seat belt pretensioner may explode

2022 Hyundai Elantra
Photo source: Hyundai
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 140 model year 2022 Elantras and Elantra HEVs.

The front passenger-side seat belt pretensioner may explode upon deployment in a crash.

An exploding seat belt pretensioner can project metal fragments into the vehicle that strike occupants and result in injuries.

What to do

Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on May 2, 2022.

Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at (855) 371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 220.

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