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Model year 2020-2021 Hyundai Accents recalled

The seat belt pretensioner may explode

Hyundai Accent
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Hyundai Motor America is recalling 354 model year 2020-2021 Accents under an expansion of an earlier recall.

The front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) may explode upon deployment in a crash.

An exploding seat belt pretensioner can project metal fragments into the vehicle, striking vehicle occupants and causing injuries or death.

What to do

Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on February 25, 2022.

Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 219.

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