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

May 25, 2007

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

07V199000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

277

Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE SERVO VACUUM SUPPLY HOSE MAY HAVE BEEN MIS-ROUTED DURING ASSEMBLY. THIS CONDITION MAY BRING THE PIPE TOO CLOSE TO THE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR) VALVE AND ATTACHMENTS ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD.

Consequence:

IN THE CASE OF A CONTACT CONDITION, THE BRAKE VACUUM HOSE MAY MELT LEADING TO A LOSS OF BRAKE ASSISTANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE VACUUM HOSE ROUTING AND ADJUST AS NECESSARY. THE HOSE WILL BE REPLACED IF THERE ARE SIGNS OF DAMAGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 25, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.

Notes:

JAGUAR RECALL NO. J003. 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.

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