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Webasto Hollandia Sunroof Recall, Separation & Fly-off's

Do you have a Webasto Hollandia sunroof in your vehicle? This recall may be for you. Federal safety investigators have announced a recall of the model 600, model 700 and model TVS 900 sunroof, for fear the sunroof glass can separate from the vehicle. Wind noise and vibration or water leaks are an early danger sign.

Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.: Production Dates:


WEBASTO HOLLANDIA 600 Information not Available

WEBASTO HOLLANDIA 700 Information not Available

WEBASTO HOLLANDIA TVS 900 Information not Available

Manufacturer: J & R AUTO UPHOLSTERY SHOPPE
Mfr's Report Date: JUN 12, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V273000
NHTSA Action Number: EQ10007

Component: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 96

Summary:

WEBASTO PRODUCT NORTH AMERICA, INC. (WEBASTO) IS RECALLING CERTAIN HOLLANDIA 700 AND 600 SERIES AND HOLLANDIA TVS 900 SERIES SUNROOFS INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT BY J & R UPHOLSTERY SHOPPE, INC. ON VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ADHESIVE BOND BETWEEN THE GLASS AND THE METAL FRAME CAN DEBOND INCREASING THE RISK THAT THE SUNROOF GLASS WOULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE. COMPLETE GLASS-TO-FRAME DEBONDING CAN DEVELOP GRADUALLY AND MAY BE EVIDENCED BY METAL CORROSION AROUND THE SUNROOF FRAME, WIND NOISE, VIBRATION, VISUAL BOND SEPARATION AND/OR WATER LEAKAGE.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A SEPARATION, THE FALLING GLASS COULD CREATE A ROAD HAZARD OR STRIKE A TRAILING VEHICLE, AND CAUSE A CRASH.

Remedy:

WEBASTO, THE MANUFACTURER OF THE SUNROOFS, WILL BE PERFORMING THE SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN. OWNERS WHO HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS HAVING AN AFFECTED SUNROOF INSTALLED IN THEIR VEHICLE WILL RECEIVE A SAFETY RECALL NOTICE FROM WEBASTO. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 8, 2010. IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR VEHICLE IS AFFECTED, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF VEHICLES PROVIDED TO US BY AUTO DETAILER BY CLICKING ON THE HYPERLINK AFFECTED VEHICLE LIST OR YOU MAY VISIT WEBASTO’S WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.SUNROOFCHECK.COM. YOU CAN ALSO CALL WEBASTO TOLL-FREE AT 1-888-749-8632
 
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