Hyundai has widened a recall for so-called ‘exploding seatbelts’ to 239,000 vehicles. Model-year 2019-2022 Accents and 2021-2023 Elantras are the targets of the recall.

The recall revolves around seatbelt pretensioners that can explode in the event of an accident.

Seatbelt pretensioners are meant to use an explosion to retract rapidly. However, these particular pretensioners may be exploding uncontrollably (giggle stifled) and sending shrapnel flying.


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Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Vehicles For Exploding Seatbelts - Yes You Read That Right

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