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Seat Belt Problems of Hyundai Elantra - part 1



Hyundai Elantra owners have reported 50 problems related to seat belt (under the seat belt category).

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2014 Hyundai Elantra 1
Failure Date: 11/01/2016

The rear seat belt on the passenger side does not retract. It is always loose. No one has sat there so we just noticed it recently while cleaning the car.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2010 Hyundai Elantra 2
Failure Date: 03/04/2016

Just starting getting a big problem with the steering making noise in steering wheels . . And it get worse . . Seat belt keeps unclicking.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2004 Hyundai Elantra 3
Failure Date: 02/01/2016

"takata recall " well I never really thought about vehicle recalls until the death of a young girl and a few others. My car has problems with it when I'm driving to work at 4am in the morning about 5 miles there and back and one of the problems is my air bag light is on has been on for about 2 weeks, my suspension is dangerous and my seat belt is not safe because it some what works. I really want to be safe and I want my family safe.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2008 Hyundai Elantra 4
Failure Date: 10/01/2015

Start October 2015, when I pull the seat belt it generate rattling noise but no problem to buckle up. I did not aware that was a safety issue. When my daughter borrowed and drove on the road last week (11/24/2015), she heard the noise and tested it by pulling out quickly, the seat belt did not hold her back. That meant I was driving on the road without working seat belt for two months. Please look into this, see if anyway can warn the driver the dangerous situation. Myself just was not Smart enough to see this potential safety issue.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2010 Hyundai Elantra 5
Failure Date: 06/18/2015

Sitting in traffic on 405 freeway near exit 52 going south to work when I was rear-ended by a 2013 Nissan. Back and front of car folded up, I was ejected from the seat belt (opened up and flew into passenger seat) and not one air bag opened. I could not move, my foot was fractured, stomach hurt, neck, back and arms in pain. Chp on the scene. Car that ran into the back of me pushed me into a large truck and pushed the truck into a car. 4-car accident. Car has been totaled and I am reporting the failure and defect with the seat belts and air bags.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2014 Hyundai Elantra 6
Failure Date: 06/18/2015

When experiencing an abrupt stop the passenger seatbelt tightens up and does not loosen up again without unbuckling. Has happened three times and only to the passenger side.


car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2014 Hyundai Elantra 7
Failure Date: 04/01/2015

The contact owns a 2014 Hyundai Elantra. The contact stated that while merging into traffic, another vehicle crashed into the driver side of the vehicle. During the crash, the side curtain air bags did not deploy and the seat belts did not retract. No injuries were reported and a police report was filed. The cause of the failures were not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The failure mileage was 12,000.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2011 Hyundai Elantra 8
Failure Date: 01/25/2015

Driver of our car, the Hyundai Elantra touring, slowed to about 20-25 mph to let a car in front of us turn into a driveway. Driver of a Honda crv traveling behind us at about 45-50 mph did not slow and slammed into the back of us. Front seat passenger hit her head on the dashboard resulting in a bruise and black eye and whiplash because seat belt did not restrain her, and airbags did not deploy. Driver's seat slid backwards, loosening his seatbelt. He he hit his hip and knee on the door and experienced whiplash. Police on scene looked at seatbelts on both sides and determined there were no "stop marks" indicating the seatbelts had engaged.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2007 Hyundai Elantra 9
Failure Date: 01/12/2015

The air bag light came on in my 2007 Hyundai Elantra. When I took it to the dealership, they said that there was some kind of electrical failure in the driver's side buckle assembly. I have heard of similar issues in 2006-2008 sonatas. I am concerned that this may be a factory defect.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2001 Hyundai Elantra 10
Failure Date: 12/03/2014

Tl- the contact owns a 2001 Hyundai Elantra. The contact stated that while attempting to secure the drivers seat belt of the vehicle, the seat belt would not retract to properly secure the driver. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnosis and was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown. The VIN was not available. Wh.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra 11
Failure Date: 07/05/2014

Retraction seat belts are defective ! my son fail asleep in back, while in seat belt. Somehow he was loop inside belt. I released belt knuckle. The belt pull in upwards fast retracting"but I could'nt pull out" the belt to get him out of the tangle. Somehow he was being strangle around the stomach area. It then became a life threatening. I had nothing on me to cut the belt with. ,justed a cell phone to call 911. The responders task force could'nt beleive the belt would'nt pull out. The car sitting in park no keys in it. All door's were open & trunk. And search all over for somekind of release device. The owner's manual mention nothing about a saftey release button on seat belt. The camera phones was used to document belt problem.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2005 Hyundai Elantra 12
Failure Date: 06/06/2014

The driver's side seat belt of my 2005 Hyundai Elantra no longer retracts. This is a $600 fix at a Hyundai dealership. This should be covered by the 10 year/100,000 mile warranty.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2003 Hyundai Elantra 13
Failure Date: 06/02/2014

I had a low speed accident approximately 10-20mph in a parking lot where I hit a cement surrounding of a pole on the driver side and the airbag deployed on the passengers side causing signifcant damage to the windshield, busted the dash vents, locked my drivers seatbelt and shattered windshield glass all over the car.

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car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra 14
Failure Date: 03/27/2014

Are you aware that there is no notification to the driver if the passenger seat seat belt is not being used by the front seat passenger?.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra 15
Failure Date: 01/23/2014

During merge onto a major dallas tollway, traffic became stopped in the right lane and upon applying a hard brake of my car, the anti-lock brakes failed to engage, the seatbelt did not lock, my car felt as though it was accelerating even though I was pressing the brake pad hard. I hit the car in front of me once and then again before my car stopped, still running. My car sustained $8500 in damage to the front end, but the air bag did not even deploy. I have owned it for 15 months and have not had an issue of this nature in the past, however I am now concerned of the safety of this vehicle.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2007 Hyundai Elantra 16
Failure Date: 11/14/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Hyundai Elantra. The contact stated that the air bag light indicator illuminated on the instrument panel. The manufacturer was contacted. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The failure mileage was 76,000 and the current mileage was 79,000. . . Updated 08/11/14 the dealer informed the consumer, the seat belt sensor needed to be replaced. Updated 8-26-14.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2007 Hyundai Elantra 17
Failure Date: 11/12/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Hyundai Elantra. While the vehicle was parked the contact noticed the air bag warning light illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing where the technicians stated the seat belt buckle on the front driver side had to be replaced. The contact was also informed that there were two recall repairs under NHTSA campaign id number: 11v143000 (air bags:frontal:sensor/control module) and NHTSA campaign id number: 11v179000 (air bags:frontal:sensor/control module) that were associated with the VIN that had to be performed. The recall repairs were performed, however, the dealer refused to replace the buckle, stated it was not covered under the platinum 100,000 mile warranty and stated the contact would have to pay $700 to have it replaced. Mileage of failure 70,110.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2003 Hyundai Elantra 18
Failure Date: 07/01/2013

A few months back I began noticing that my check engine light came on. Would take 10- 15 mins to fill up gas tank. Sensor was triggered every few seconds, suggesting gas tank was full, but it was not. Took it to the dealer and was told there was nothing wrong with the car. With in the last month I have been noticing that rear automatic locking seat belt is not staying locked. Child car seats do not stay secured. Car occasionally stalls when started, and air bag light does not illuminate to determine if air bag will deploy or not.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2007 Hyundai Elantra 19
Failure Date: 06/24/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Hyundai Elantra. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the driver side seat belt sensor needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 6,341.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2004 Hyundai Elantra 20
Failure Date: 12/07/2012

The contact owns a 2004 Hyundai Elantra. The contact stated that the driver's side seat belt would not retract or sit tightly across the driver's chest. The vehicle was taken to a mechanic, who stated that the seat belt needed replacing. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer was notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 66,000.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2008 Hyundai Elantra 21
Failure Date: 12/04/2012

While driving east toward home, a large SUV or pickup truck came around the curve with bright lights on, thus blinding me. I did not see a car turning left until too late to stop. Resulting in rear ending the other car. The air bags on my Hyundai failed to deploy. Also I do not think the right seat belt did not catch allowing my wife, the passenger to travel to its end and hitting her head on the dash or windshield, also injuring her right shoulder. I did not receive any recalls on seat belts or air bags.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2014 Hyundai Elantra 22
Failure Date: 11/20/2012

Both front seatbelts are difficult to latch and determine if they are secure. Several times, the drivers seatbelt has failed to be secured properly (come unlatched while the vehicle is in motion) due to short length of stationary portion of seatbelt. The stationary portion is too short, and located in a "hole" between the drivers hip and console. The manufacturer was contacted and they determined that the system was operating "as designed" and told me there was nothing they could do. I advised them that they designed the system that was malfunctioning, and they were failing to "own their problem". Hyundai has refused (in writing) to remedy this safety defect. I encounter no problems with other Hyundai vehicles which I have operated extensively.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2004 Hyundai Elantra 23
Failure Date: 03/19/2012

Cpsc#i1230437a. 2004 Hyundai Elantra. Consumer stated driver side seat belts stopped retracting at 65,000 miles.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2010 Hyundai Elantra 24
Failure Date: 02/08/2012

I was stopping my 2010 Hyundai Elantra on gravel road-my right foot on brakes they locked and car jumped to accerlation and landed in bushes know down porto potty with the town govt ## VIN passed ## 2010 Hyundai Elantra ##.

car image   Seat Belt problem of the 2011 Hyundai Elantra 25
Failure Date: 05/11/2011

The contact test drove a 2011 hynudai Elantra. The contact stated that a child restraint seat was placed in the rear center seat and the seat belt webbing would not remain tightened to secure the child restraint seat. The dealer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was less than 10. The VIN was unknown.