Jaguar XF Recall 09V424000
The Engine May Stall When the Fuel Level Is Low
Engine, November 30, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
At low fuel levels, the engine may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
What Should You Do?
We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall. The engine may stall without warning. 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.
A fuel transfer pipe located inside the fuel tank may be kinked, restricting fuel transfer to the fuel pump side of the tank. During low fuel conditions, this can cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will repair the fuel tank assembly to address this concern. This recall is expected to begin by November 30, 2009. The Jaguar recall number is J016.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2010
Manufacturer's Report Date: November 30, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V424000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,131
Summary: JAGUAR IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 VEHICLES. THE FUEL TRANSFER PIPE IN THE FUEL TANK MAY BE KINKED. THIS MAY RESTRICTS FUEL BEING TRANSFERRED FROM ONE SIDE OF THE FUEL TANK TO THE FUEL PUMP CAUSING FUEL STARVATION AT LOW FUEL LEVELS.
Consequence: FUEL STARVATION TO THE ENGINE CAN CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WITHOUT WARNING AND COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL HAVE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 30, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.
Notes: JAGUAR RECALL NO. J016.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