Belt Buster: Exploding seat-belt pretensioners launches 281,000 vehicle recall for Hyundai

Toronto, Ontario — Hyundai is recalling 281,000 vehicles in North America over seat-belt pretensioners that are prone to exploding and projecting metal shrapnel, following three separate injury reports. The recall covers some 2019-2022 Accent, 2021-2023 Elantra, and 2021-2022 Elantra hybrid vehicles. About 42,000 Canadian vehicles are estimated to be affected by the recall. Seat-belt pretensioners […]