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NHTSA Investigates Reports of Cadillac XLR Roof Separation

2005 Cadillac XLR - Roof Panel Detached while Driving

On February 1st, the NHTSA opened an investigation into 10 documented reports of outer roof panel separation on the 2004 – 2005 Cadillac XLR. Below are the current details of that investigation: Date Investigation Opened: FEB 01, 2019Date Investigation Closed: OpenNHTSA Action Number: PE19001Component(s): STRUCTURE T he Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has received ten reports of the outer roof ...

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Another 2005 Cadillac XLR Loses Its Roof

Brad Yates - 2005 Cadillac XLR - Roof Delamination

In August of last year, we reported that a 2005 Cadillac XLR owner in Florida, was driving down a back road when the roof on her XLR flew off. Last week, another 2005 Cadillac XLR owner in Tallahassee, Florida ran into the same problem as he was driving his XLR down Interstate-75 in Georgia. Brad Yates, the XLR’s owner told ...

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2005 Cadillac XLR – Roof Panel Detached while Driving

2005 Cadillac XLR - Roof Panel Detached while Driving

From XLR Net Member nicholas.brady: I’m posting this because after a long search online, I found nobody who had this issue, despite the Cadillac dealer telling me that this is a “common” problem. This is my 2005 XLR, it started to get some wind noise and I figured a seal had started to wear. Dealer looked at it and said ...

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