If the sunroof does not detect an obstacle while closing and then retract, there could be an increased risk of injury.
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT vehicles. The panoramic sunroof motor may be incorrectly programmed, preventing the sunroof from detecting an obstacle while closing.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the panoramic sunroof, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 15, 2019. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 179.
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.
December 20, 2018