regulators investigate Hyundai Elantra on air bags
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An investigation is short of a recall but could lead to one for an estimated 123,000 Hyundai Elantras from the 2012 model year. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Neither Hyundai nor the NHTSA have yet to inspect the car involved in a crash when the air bag deployed, a Hyundai spokesman said.
Hyundai has no other reports of injury from a side air bag deployment in the 2012 Elantra, the spokesman.
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NHTSA lists on its website one other complaint about the 2012 Elantra for air bag converse uk issues. In that case, the driver reported to the regulator, an air bag did not deploy when the car was involved in a crash. In that incident, reported in February, the driver reported no injuries. Thomson Reuters journalists are subject to an Editorial Handbook which requires fair presentation and disclosure of relevant interests.