Jaguar XJ8 Recall 06V018000
Incorrect Assembly of a Moon Roof Component May Cause Glass to Shatter, Injuring Occupants
Body, Interior & Misc., March 27, 2006
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Our Quick Take:
The incorrect assembly of moon roof component may cause the glass to shatter and injure occupants inside of the vehicle.
What Should You Do?
Jaguar will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning March 27 2006. If you have not been contacted, notice a problem with your moon roof glass and think your car falls under this recall. Call your local dealer. It's a great help to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.
In certain sedans equipped with a moon roof, the incorrect assembly of a reinforcement bar may cause it to contact the glass and cause it to shatter upon closing the door or severe road impact. This may injure occupants inside of the vehicle. The dealers will install a new replacement moon roof.The Jaguar recall # is R722
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2006
Manufacturer's Report Date: March 27, 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V018000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,675
Summary: ON CERTAIN SEDANS EQUIPPED WITH MOONROOFS, A REINFORCEMENT BAR WAS INCORRECTLY ASSEMBLED SO THAT THE BAR MAY CONTACT THE GLASS IN THE MOONROOF. WHEN CLOSING A DOOR OR UPON SEVERE ROAD IMPACT, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE MOONROOF GLASS MAY SHATTER.
Consequence: IF THE GLASS SHATTERS, THERE IS A RISK OF INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MOONROOF FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 27, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.
Notes: JAGUAR RECALL NO. R722.CUSTOMERS 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