Recall Alert: Hyundai, XBOX and edamame
Hyundai Motor America has issued a recall for 977,778 cars over an issue with their seat belts.
The automaker reports that the seat belt linkages for the front seats might detach from the seat belt anchor pretensioners.
That could pose an injury risk to passengers during an accident.
The following models are affected by this recall:
-- 2011-2014 Sonata
-- 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid
Hyundai will notify owners, who will need to take the cars in for a free inspection and repair. The recall is expected to begin on April 7. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 160.
Customers with questions can call the automaker at 888-327-4236.
Meanwhile, Performance Designed Products has issued a recall for 121,000 Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers that could overheat. The company reports that an issue with the battery charger could pose a burn hazard to users.
The company has received 24 reports of the batteries overheating and six reports of a burning smell coming from the controller but no injuries.
The chargers were sold at stores nationwide for about $40.
Customers are asked to immediately stop using the battery chargers and contact Performance Designed Products for a refund. Consumers with questions are asked to contact the company at 800-263-1156.
Finally, Advances Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. has issued a recall for its edamame because of a possible listeria contamination.
The edamame is dated between Jan. 3 and March 17. The contamination was discovered during random testing at the production facility.
The soybeans were sold in Texas, New Mexico and 31 other states. No illnesses have been reported but customers are asked to throw them out or return them to the store for a refund.
Consumers with questions can contact the company at 866-467-8744.