NHTSA Says No Recall Neccessary for Flying XLR Roof Panels


The agency tasked with keeping our national highways safe has decided that roofs flying off cars at 65mph doesn't warrant a recall. During their investigation into why XLR roofs are detaching, NHTSA found that the adhesion holding the car's roof panels in place will weaken over a decade or so due to an "unintentional oxide layer" on the magnesium roof frame.

So they know the problem will eventually occur, but it just takes too long to justify fixing it?

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