The XLR Detatching Roof Problem Is Under Investigation

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A beige XLR with the roof down in a showroom setting

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation into complaints about parts of the 2004-2005 XLR roof flying off. In some cases, the entire roof flies off while driving.

NHTSA will look at degradation problems with the adhesive used to secure the outer roof panels to the roof frames. If they find a quality issue it's likely they'll issue a recall.

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XLR Roof Detatches

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XLR roof frame where the composite roof has come off

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  1. 1st Generation XLR

    Years
    2004–2009
    Reliability
    25th of 35
    PainRank
    2.47
    Complaints
    15
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