2017 Hyundai Elantra seat belts / air bags problems: passenger seat belt warning bell is too sensitive

Passenger Seat Belt Warning Bell Is Too Sensitive

2017 Hyundai Elantra

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Hyundai dealer.

7.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
1,650 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
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2017 Hyundai Elantra seat belts / air bags problems

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2017 Hyundai Elantra Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 012017

Elantra Limited 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

There is a problem with my 2017 Elantra the dealership could not diagnose or repair. The front passenger seatbelt alarm and warning light is often enabled when no one or nothing is in the seat. The only way to disable the alarm is to buckle the seatbelt. I am very concerned about this because the seatbelt may fail when it is needed. I am not happy knowing there is a problem with the car the dealership cannot repair. I don't feel safe in the car because I am not confidant the seatbelts are properly working.

- Brent T., Houston, US

problem #1

Mar 012017

Elantra ES 4 cyl 2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,800 miles

This is a design flaw that the dealer cannot fix. He went online and found hundreds of complaints. This item needs to be recalled. It is dangerous as, even if you rest your hand on the passenger seat, the bell will go off. In traffic it can scare you to death and can cause an accident.

Dealer tested the other cars on the lot. All of them do it. No person weighs only 5 pounds, unless they are a preemie, and no one should be stupid enough to put a baby n the front seat at all, much less without a 20 pound car seat.

This is a ridiculous issue and needs to be addressed by Hyundai.

- Anne T., Bella Vista, AR, US

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