Jaguar S-Type Recall 06V467000
Improper Fuel Tank Installed In Vehicles
Engine, December 13, 2006
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
Some vehicles were released from the factory to dealerships with an improper prototype fuel tank installed.
What Should You Do?
Most, if not all, units have been repaired. Please contact your Jaguar dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The fuel tank released on some vehicles was a pre-production prototype and had to be replaced prior to vehicle sale. Units were repaired at the dealerships prior to sale. The Jaguar recall number is R177. This recall began on December 13, 2006.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2007
Manufacturer's Report Date: December 13, 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V467000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9
Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WERE INADVERTENTLY RELEASED AFTER BEING ASSEMBLED WITH PROTOTYPE FUEL TANKS THAT WERE PRODUCED FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY.
Consequence: THE TANKS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH PROCESSES THAT VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM REGULAR PRODUCTION. THE DURABILITY OF THESE PROTOTYPE FUEL TANKS HAS NOT BEEN VALIDATED AND IS UNKNOWN.
Remedy: THESE VEHICLES HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED TO CUSTOMERS AND ARE LOCATED AT DEALER LOTS . THE FUEL TANK WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes: JAGUAR RECALL NO. R177. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration