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2013 Hyundai Veloster Owners Complain to NHTSA about Shattering Sunroofs

Several 2013 Hyundai Veloster owners have complained to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that their sunroofs are shattering. While Hyundai issued a recall in late 2012 on certain model-year 2012 Velosters for the same issue, a recall on the 2013 model has not been announced. NHTSA has not opened an investigation and the vehicles are under warranty.

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NHTSA: 22 Million Vehicles Recalled in 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that approximately 22 million vehicles were recalled in 2013 and “shattering sunroofs” was a big reason behind automotive glass-related recalls. This is the highest total since 2004 when overall recalls reached more than 30 million.

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Audi Issues Recall Over Possible “Sunroof Shattering”

Audi has issued a recall through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for certain model-year 2013 to 2014 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles due to possible sunroof shattering. The defect was traced back to the production of the glass.

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