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Jaguar X-Type recall 03V011000

Recall 03V011000
Electrical & Lights, April 1, 2003
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2002, 2003

Mfr's Report Date:
April 1, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V011000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 49174

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER SEDANS, THE POWER CIRCUIT WHICH FEEDS THE DIRECTION INDICATOR SYSTEM COULD FAIL. THIS COULD RESULT IN THE DRIVER BEING UNAWARE THAT THE EXTERNAL TURNING INDICATORS ARE NOT OPERATING BECAUSE THE INTERNAL ¿TELL-TAIL¿ LIGHT ON THE DRIVER¿S INSTRUMENT PANEL CONTINUES TO WORK NORMALLY.

Consequence: THE LOSS OF REAR TURN SIGNALS COULD FAIL TO WARN A FOLLOWING DRIVER THAT THE VEHICLE IS TURNING AND COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GENERAL ELECTRIC MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 1, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-201-818-8500.

Notes: JAGUAR RECALL NO. R935. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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