Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2012 Veloster vehicles manufactured from Nov. 1, 2011, through April 17, 2012 and equipped with panoramic sunroofs, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The panoramic sunroof assembly may been weakened during installation at the factory NHTSA noted.
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, NHTSA noted.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inpect the sunroof's integrity and replace the sunroof glass assembly, as necessary, free of charge, NHTSA noted. The safety recall will begin during January 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151.
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