Tire Pressure Label May Be Incorrect
Body, Interior & Misc., August 19, 2009
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Our Quick Take:
The information on the tire pressure label may be wrong, resulting in incorrect tire pressures. Improper tire pressure can result in loss of vehicle stability, increasing the risk of a crash.
What Should You Do?
We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall. Proper tire inflation pressures may be unknown. Please contact your Jaguar dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The tire pressure indicated on the information label may not correspond to the tires fitted to the vehicle. As a result, the tire may be inflated to the incorrect pressure. This can result in loss of vehicle stability, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the tire placard label and replace any incorrect labels. This recall is expected to begin by August, 19, 2009. The Jaguar recall number is J014.
Mfr's Report Date:
August 19, 2009
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JAGUAR IS RECALLING 34 MODEL YEAR 2010 XF VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THE RECOMMENDED TIRE PRESSURE ON THE TIRE PLACARD LABEL DOES NOT CORRESPOND WITH THE TIRES FITTED TO THE VEHICLE.
CUSTOMERS MAY INFLATE TIRES TO AN INCORRECT PRESSURE DUE TO THIS TIRE PRESSURE MISLABELING. FAILURE TO INFLATE TIRES TO THE CORRECT PRESSURES CAN LEAD TO LOSS OF VEHICLE STABILITY AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO INSPECT THE TIRE PLACARD LABEL. IF THE RECOMMENDED PRESSURE ON THE TIRE PLACARD LABEL DOES NOT CORRESPOND WITH THE TIRES FITTED TO THE VEHICLE, THAT LABEL WILL BE REMOVED AND REPLACED WITH A LABEL STATING THE CORRECT RECOMMENDED TIRE PRESSURE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 19, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.
JAGUAR RECALL NO. J014.OWNERS 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