Jaguar XJ8 Recall 04V136000

Recall 04V136000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

May 14, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

04V136000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected:

1,142

Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE PASSENGER AIR BAG TRIM COMPONENTS HAVE A POOR APERTURE EDGE.

Consequence:

SHOULD THE AIR BAG DEPLOY, IT COULD BE CUT, CAUSING IT TO NOT INFLATE PROPERLY, WHICH INCREASES THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT IN A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PASSENGER AIR BAG APERTURE AND, WHERE NECESSARY, REMOVE ANY SHARP, SERRATED EDGES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 14, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.

Notes:

JAGUAR RECALL NO. R719.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration