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Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Land Rover Discovery recalls

 

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Engine, March 15, 2005

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, A STRESS CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE PLASTIC FUEL TANKS.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Brakes, June 2, 2004

Summary: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS," AND NO. 135, "PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) MODULATOR VALVE COVER RETAINING BOLTS CAN CRACK DUE TO STRESSES TRANSMITTED BY THE FLEXING VALVE COVERS.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Engine, June 2, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

A banjo bolt at the Active Cornering Enhancement (ACE) pump joint may leak, which may cause a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the pump area for leakage, retorque the bolt if no leaks are found, and replace the bolt if leaks are found.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Drive Train, April 23, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The engine throttle can stick intermittently during its operation. The exact point of sticking is not predictable and can result in a higher than expected engine speed. If this is encountered, the driver may experience difficulty bringing the vehicle to a stop, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the throttle body to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is D117/B150.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Brakes, March 6, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, CONTAMINATION OF AN ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) SENSOR CAN CAUSE THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) TO INCORRECTLY INTERPRET THE SENSOR SIGNAL, RESULTING IN INAPPROPRIATE ABS ACTIVATION.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Drive Train, March 6, 2002

Summary: ON SOME SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE ACCELERATOR CABLE COULD HAVE BECOME KINKED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY, RESULTING IN CHAFFING OF THE CABLE. CONTINUED CHAFFING CAN LEAD TO BREAKAGE OF THE INTERIOR CABLE STRANDS.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Body, Interior & Misc., August 13, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The power interrupt solenoid may leak electrical current to ground. This could cause heat build up and a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the power interrupt solenid and will replace it if necessary.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery, Land Rover Range Rover

Drive Train, January 4, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION." WATER CONTAMINATION OF THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL CAN LEAD TO VARIOUS FAILURE MODES OF THE TRANSMISSION. ONE OF THESE FAILURE MODELS RESULTS IN INCORRECT OPERATION OF THE PARK LOCK FUNCTION THAT COULD ALLOW A VEHICLE TO ROLL AWAY IF PARKED WITHOUT THE HANDBRAKE PROPERLY SET.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery

Engine, January 4, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The pipe that runs from the Active Cornering Enhancement (ACE) system pump to the ACE valve block may fracture at the union to the pump. This may cause hydraulic fluid loss, and cause pump failure. Pump failure could cause mulitiple accessory failure. Dealers will install new hydraulic tubing.

For Models: Land Rover Discovery, Land Rover Range Rover

Suspension & Steering, December 28, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE LOADING CONDITIONS ON THE VEHICLE'S LEFT SIDE ENGINE IDLER PULLEY CAN EXCEED THE MAXIMUM CALCULATED FIGURE OF THE ORIGINAL DESIGN SPECIFICATION. THE MATERIAL OF THE PULLEY CAN FRACTURE AND ULTIMATELY FAIL. FAILURE OF THE PULLEY MATERIAL CAN CAUSE THE PULLEY TO THROW OFF THE SERPENTINE BELT.