Hyundai Australia is recalling 7554 examples of its Santa Fe SUV due to a manufacturing issue that may cause the seat belt pre-tensioner inflator cap to fracture in a crash.
This recall affects current, TM-generation Santa Fe models produced between 2020 and 2022.
“Due to a manufacturing issue, the seat belt pre-tensioner inflator cap may fracture when deployed in the event of an accident,” said the company in its recall notice.
“If the seat belt pre-tensioner inflator cap fractures, metal fragments may be propelled at high speed towards the vehicle occupants and could cause serious injury.”
- A total of 7554 vehicles are affected
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
If you own an affected vehicle you’ll need to contact your preferred Hyundai dealership to schedule an appointment to have the component inspected and rectified, free of charge.
If you have further questions you can contact the Hyundai Australia Customer Experience Team of 1800 186 306.