Hyundai is finding itself in a tough spot on Thursday after the company announced that it will recall close to a million (978,000) of its Sonata cars in the United States. This flaw in the design could cause the seat belts to detach.
Hyundai Motor Co.is recalling nearly one million Hyundai Sonatas to fix a seat belt glitch in the USA after one minor injury was reported in September.
Hyundai is still investigating the issue with ZF-TRW, the seat belt supplier.
At least one injury has been reported.
The recall affects 977,778 vehicles registered in the U.S.
Hyundai Sonata vehicles have a seat belt anchor pretensioner that is fastened to the inner sill structure of the sedan.
Owners of those cars will receive recall notices in the mail from Hyundai, beginning around April 7, 2017. The fix will be carried out at no charge.
Owner's may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460.
The company will have to fix the interior of almost one million vehicles in order to ensure that they are safe.