Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) the model’s panoramic sunroof motor may be incorrectly programmed.
The incorrect programming could prevent the sunroof from detecting an obstacle while closing. More than 80 Hyundai owners are affected and will be contacted by the company. Shop owners and dealers can expect to inspect and replace the panoramic sunroofs (if needed) at no cost to the customer. The recall is expected to begin February 15, 2019. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 179.
Shop owners can tell their customers to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460 for more information.