Hyundai is recalling certain model-year 2021 Elantra, Elantra HEV, Venue, Genesis GV80, and model-year 2022 Genesis GV70 vehicles due to seat belt issues. In the event of a crash,  the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) could explode, possibly projecting metal fragments into the vehicle and increasing the risk of injury.

Hyundai began mailing owner notification letters on Dec. 10. Owners can call the automaker at 855-371-9460 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.

To resolve the issue, dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners.

Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.

Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.