Hyundai recalls Genesis G80 Electrics, Santa Fe Hybrids and Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrids

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The vehicles' seat belt pretensioners may explode

Hyundai Motor America is recalling 14,928 model year 2023 Genesis G80 Electrics, model year 2021-2022 Santa Fe Hybrids and model year 2022-2023 Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrids.

The front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment in a crash.

This can can project metal fragments into the vehicle, strike vehicle occupants, and result in injury.

What to do

Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioners with a cap free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 30, 2022.

Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at (855) 371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 238/011G.

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