Hyundai Tucson: Seat Belt Pretensioner

Hyundai Tucson - Fourth generation (NX4) - (2020-2023) - Workshop Manual / Restraint / Seat Belt Pretensioner


The Seat Belt Pretensioners (BPT) are installed inside Center Pillar (LH & RH). When a vehicle crashes with a certain degree of frontal impact, the pretensioner seat belt helps to reduce the severity of injury to the front seat occupants by retracting the seat belt webbing. (Seat belt pretensioner may be activated in side impact collisions if the vehicle has side airbag or curtuain airbag.) This prevents the front occupants from thrusting forward and hitting the steering wheel or the instrument panel when the vehicle crashes.


Never attempt to measure the circuit resistance of the Seat Belt Pretensioner (BPT) even if you are using the specified tester. If the circuit resistance is measured with a tester, the pretensioner will be ignited accidentally. This will result in serious personal injury.

Components Location

  1. Front Seat Belt Pretensioner (BPT)


  1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal.


After disconnecting the cables, wait at least 3 minutes

  1. Remove the front anchor seat belt (A).

  1. Remove the center pillar upper trim.

    (Refer to Body - "Center Pillar Trim")

  2. Disconnect the seat belt pretensioner connector (A) and then remove the seat belt pretensioner.

  1. After loosening the mounting bolt, then remove the front seat belt lower anchor (A).

Tightening torque : 39.2 - 53.9 N.m (4.0 - 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 - 39.8 lb-ft)

  1. Remove the seat belt pretensioner (A) after loosening the mouning bolts.

Tightening torque : 39.2 - 53.9 N.m (4.0 - 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 - 39.8 lb-ft)



  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.
  2. After installing the airbag module, confirm proper system operation.


Switch ON the ignition. The SRS indicator light should turn on for about three-six seconds and then off.


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