Sign up to remove ads. We'd love to have you amongst our ranks! Just click the Register button below!

genesis motors forum   genesis motors forums

Direct Links: Genesis Motors Brand | Genesis G70 | Genesis G80 | Genesis G90 | Genesis Sedan | Genesis Coupe | Equus
Genesis Forum: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis
Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 21 to 30 of 32
  1. #21
    Aquineas's Avatar
    Aquineas is offline Been here awhile... What I drive: Genesis 5.0 V8 Ultimate
    I live in Georgetown, TX
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    2,504
    Cars in my garage
    1
    Rep Power
    10

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    Members don't see this ad
    I love my s̶u̶n̶r̶o̶o̶f̶ moonroof, though the spontaneous shattering and the rattling are obviously undesirable side-effects :-).
    Genesis Mods:
    Lowering Springs
    20" Wheels
    2x12 Subwoofer
    Stoptech Rotors + Pads
    KDM Headlights
    Rigid Subframe Collar
    In my Genesis garage: 2015 Hyundai Genesis


  2. #22
    waz's Avatar
    waz is offline Registered Member What I drive: 2G Genesis 3.8 V6 Sedan
    I live in Western North Cackalacky
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    82
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    5

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    I love mine too, although yesterday's incident shook me up a bit.

    I have a theory about what's causing these glass panels to break:

    It seems obvious that these things shatter during cold weather only, and that there's a temperature differential happening between the interior of the car and the exterior surface of the glass. I had just turned on the heat a few minutes before the glass exploded.

    Sunroof glass today is much lighter (thinner) than in the past due to fuel efficiency concerns.

    I think the cold air rushing over the surface of the now heated pano glass at highway speeds causes an area of lower pressure to develop, similar to the upper surface of an airplane wing, that literally sucks the tempered glass upwards.

    When conditions are just right (temp, speed, buffeting, etc.) ....POW! you're brushing glass out of whatever hair you have left.
    Currently drive/ride: 2015 Genesis 3.8 Ultimate (Pamplona Red/Gray), 2010 Genesis Coupe 3.8 GT (Gray/Saddle), 1959 Ford F100, 2007 Suzuki Bandit 1250, 1978 Kawasaki KZ 650

  3. #23
    AustinTX is offline Registered Member What I drive: 2015 Genesis 3.8 V6 Sedan RWD (2G)
    I live in Austin, TX
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Age
    48
    Posts
    310
    Cars in my garage
    1
    Rep Power
    2

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    Quote Originally Posted by waz View Post
    When conditions are just right (temp, speed, buffeting, etc.) ....POW! you're brushing glass out of whatever hair you have left.
    That got me to chuckle sitting here at my computer. I may be old, bit I still have a lot of hair - think crazy professor hair (or Einstein, with a lower hair line - just not as smart unfortunately).

    The glass breaking is scary, but it seems that these things happen more around the colder areas in the country, such as Western North Cackalacky (I thought that was a joke, but Google found it for me) ...

    It's been very warm here in TX, 70's most of the year so far ... my A/C has run more this year than my heat, both in my house and in my car ...

    I'd still prefer not to have the sunroof ... I ordered my previous (non Genesis) car with all options except the sunroof and the V8 (gas mileage on the V6 was bad enough already).
    2015 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 RWD Ultimate - Ibiza Blue/Ivory

    http://badges.fuelly.com/images/sig-us/413026.png
    In my Genesis garage: 2015 Hyundai Genesis

  4. #24
    waz's Avatar
    waz is offline Registered Member What I drive: 2G Genesis 3.8 V6 Sedan
    I live in Western North Cackalacky
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    82
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    5

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    Update: I got the Scarlet Avenger back from the dealer today, and the tech did a nice job on replacing the sunroof glass. I did, however, have to thoroughly vacuum the interior because there were some glass shards hiding in the nooks and crannies.

    I also discovered that when the glass broke, chunks of it flew back and hit the trunk lid, causing numerous paint chips and scratches.

    I have told Forrest, the service manager at Asheville Hyundai, "you da man!" several times now for being a mensch and doing the right thing, and he lived up to this moniker today.

    When I pointed out the chips and scratches on the deck lid, he authorized the whole trunk to get repainted. I know many service writers/managers would have tried to get me to agree to just getting the paint touched up, but not Forrest.

    So I'll be getting the work done next week.

  5. #25
    aircanuck is offline Hasn't posted much yet... What I drive: 2G Genesis Sedan
    I live in Niagara, Ontario
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Age
    37
    Posts
    15
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    For the record, the piece between my moonroof and windshield also spontaneously exploded too today. This had better be under warranty.

  6. #26
    Seejay's Avatar
    Seejay is offline Registered Member What I drive: 2G Genesis 3.8 V6 Sedan
    I live in Houston
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Age
    64
    Posts
    317
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    2

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    Chalk another one down to the texas sun. I detailed the experience in the "sunroof rattle" thread. I think there are so many thermal cycles built into it, and then it breaks.

  7. #27
    kavisic is offline Supporting Member What I drive: 2G Genesis 3.8 V6 Sedan
    I live in San Angelo, West Texas
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Age
    78
    Posts
    55
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    3

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    Quote Originally Posted by Seejay View Post
    I want to start a no sunroof revolution. NO MORE SUNROOFS! DOWN WITH SUNROOFS! I want to make it loud and clear to manufacturers that I will not purchase another car with one.
    I'm with you. Its curious to me that with the Panoroof complaints that you still can't get an "ultimate" G80 without one!

  8. #28
    kavisic is offline Supporting Member What I drive: 2G Genesis 3.8 V6 Sedan
    I live in San Angelo, West Texas
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Age
    78
    Posts
    55
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    3

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    Quote Originally Posted by Seejay View Post
    Chalk another one down to the texas sun. I detailed the experience in the "sunroof rattle" thread. I think there are so many thermal cycles built into it, and then it breaks.
    This thread scares the "heck" out of me. Living in hot West Texas (200 miles from any big city) my wife and I have to do a lot of road travel in the heat. I've heard this loud "pop" once already, but haven't seen any damage yet. The thought of this "shattering" while on the road a long way from home is very scary!

  9. #29
    Seejay's Avatar
    Seejay is offline Registered Member What I drive: 2G Genesis 3.8 V6 Sedan
    I live in Houston
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Age
    64
    Posts
    317
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    2

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    I am getting the panel replaced and I will be curious to see if it's the same stupid material that was used previously. If it is an improvement, you may want to ask your dealer if he can pre-emptively replace the panel for you. I did not say that.

  10. #30
    5 Timer's Avatar
    5 Timer is offline Registered Member What I drive: 2G Genesis Sedan
    I live in reality
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Posts
    125
    Cars in my garage
    0
    Rep Power
    3

    Default Re: spontaneous shattered tinted glass wind deflector 2015 Genesis

    Members don't see this ad
    Quote Originally Posted by Seejay View Post
    I will be curious to see if it's the same stupid material that was used previously.
    How would you be able to ascertain any difference after installation?

Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
MADISON ROSS MEDIA GROUP MARKETPLACE
Need products for your Hyundai Genesis? Check out these options below:


 

Check out what the competition is up to. The Kia Stinger is a large sport-oriented hatchback in the mold of the Audi A7.