The obstruction could cause the sunroof, when operated, to bind, twist, and potentially detach from the operating mechanism. If the sunroof is subsequently cycled and a vertical force applied, I.e., a customer manually aiding the roof to close or wind lift, the glass panel can become fully detached from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury.

Visibility — Sun Roof Assembly

Date Announced
FEB 05, 2008
Vehicles Affected
12,353
Land Rover Recall #
P009
NHTSA Campaign #
08V055000
Summary
Land Rover is recalling 12,353 MY 2008 LR2 vehicles built with a sunroof. Failure of either the left or right hand side sunroof guide rail can occur when the sunroof is operated. Excessive stress can develop in the over-molded bracket which could lead to cracking during normal sunroof operation. If cracks occur and propagate in a certain area of the guide rail, fragments of the plastic over-mold material may detach from the guide rail and obstruct the operation of the sunroof.
Actions
Dealers will install retention inserts to both sides of the glass panel guide rails. The recall began on February 29, 2008. Owners may contact Land Rover at 1-800-637-6837.
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