Problems with the rear vehicle seat belts have prompted two separate recalls from Subaru and Hyundai.
According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling 275,000 2009-2012 Forester vehicles to fix a problem with the rear center seat belts. NHTSA’s website said the rear center seatbelt may not permit proper installation and securing of child seats. Dealers will replace the rear center seat belt assembly free of charge. Click here for more information on this recall.
Secondly, Hyundai is recalling almost 15,000 Hyundai Sonata vehicles from the 2011 and 2012 models years to fix a problem with the rear seat belts, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website said. The website said vehicles equipped with a center rear seat belt fail to conform to the federal motor vehicle safety standards. The recall includes certain model Hyundai Sonata hybrid vehicles. Click here for more information on this recall.