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Recall 13V051000

The Panoramic Sunroof Glass May Break

Body, Interior & Misc., February 19, 2013
Affected Cars

Hyundai

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

Some 2012 Velosters equipped with the panoramic sunroof option are being recalled because the glass panel may break unexpectedly while the vehicle is in motion.

What Should You Do?

Hyundai will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in March of 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Hyumdai recall number is #108.

Summary:

 

During its installation at the factory, the panoramic sunroof assembly may have been weakened. As a result the sunroof glass may break unexpectedly while driving which could leak to personal injury and/or a vehicle crash. Dealers will inspect the integrity of the sunroof and replace the glass assembly as necessary to correct this concern.

 

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: February 19, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V051000

NHTSA Action Number: PE12027

Component: VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,071

Summary: Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2012 Veloster vehicles manufactured from July 4, 2011, through October 31, 2011 and equipped with panoramic sunroofs. The panoramic sunroof assembly may have been weakened during installation at the factory.

Consequence: If the assembly was weakend at the factory, the panoramic glass panel may break while the vehicle is in motion leading to personal injury or a vehicle crash.

Remedy: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the sunroof's integrity and replace the sunroof glass assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall will begin in March 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.

Notes: Hyundai's recall campaign number is 108. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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