160 – Seat Belt Linkages may Detach – 2011-2015 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain

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Seat Belt Linkages may Detach

In the event of a crash, if the seat belts detach from the anchor pretensioners, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V152

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 977,778


Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, the seat belt linkages for both front seat belts may detach from the seat belt anchor pretensioners.


Hyundai will notify owners and dealers will inspect the connection between the seat belt linkages and the seat belt anchor pretensioners, repairing them as necessary, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017.

Owner’s may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460.

Hyundai’s number for the recall is 160.


Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go towww.safercar.gov.

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