Jaguar XF Recall 14V157000
Potential Loss of Vehicle Control
Suspension & Steering, March 31, 2014
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
A rear suspension component could come loose resulting in loss of vehicle control.
What Should You Do?
Jaguar will notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning May 27, 2014. If you don't receive notification and believe you should have, please contact your Jaguar dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Jaguar recall number is J037.
297 vehicles are being recalled because one or both rear tow adjustment links may come loose from the rear sub-frame. These adjustment links are used to help control rear wheel alignment. If a tow link were to come loose a loss of directional control could result, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the nut and washer assembly on the rear toe links to correct this concern.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2013, 2014
Manufacturer's Report Date: March 31, 2014
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V157000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected: 297
Summary: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 XJ, XF and XK vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the toe links, components used to control the alignment of the rear wheels, can separate from the rear sub-frame.
Consequence: If a toe link separates from the rear sub-frame, a loss of vehicle stability and directional control may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the nut and washer assembly on the rear toe links, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around May 27, 2014. Owners may contact Jaguar at 1-855-524-8278. Jaguar's number for this recall is J037.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration