Hyundai recalls 239,000 vehicles at risk of seat belt explosion.
Hyundai has recalled 239,000 vehicles nationwide over concerns that some seat belt devices could explode and splatter metal shards throughout the vehicle.
The recall affects certain 2019-2022 Accents.
The recall affects 2021-2023 Elantras.
The recall affects 2021-2022 Elantra hybrids
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The recall affects certain 2019-2022 Accents, 2021-2023 Elantras and 2021-2022 Elantra hybrids, according to a safety recall report.
NHTSA said it notified Hyundai in September that a occupant of a 2021 Hyundai Elantra suffered a leg injury after the driver's seatbelt exploded.
Hyundai will notify owners via mail by July 15, the NHTSA said. The company is still investigating the root cause of the issue.
NHTSA said owners who brought their vehicles in during the previous four recalls will have to have their vehicles serviced again.