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Car Recalls

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

Land Rover recalls

 

For Models: Land Rover LR3, Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Electrical & Lights, June 30, 2006

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Certain vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard # 114 "Theft Protection" . After a period of time with the ignition switched off it is possible to remove the key while not being in park. This could result in unintended movement of the vehicle, causing a crash. The dealer will reprogram the driveline control transfer box electronic control unit free of charge. The Land Rover recall # is B037

For Models: Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Brakes, June 30, 2006

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Certain vehicles fitted with 19" diameter wheels may encounter a condition where a wheel balance weight can contact the left front brake hose, ABS wheel speed sensor lead, and/or the brake pad wear sensor lead resulting in damage to the wiring and/or brake hose. Damage to the wiring can cause the ABS or brake sensor warning light to illuminate. Damage to the brake hose can result in reduced braking efficiency, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the left front brake flexi-pipe assembly and replace it if it exhibits signs of chafing. They will also replace the left front "clip-on" wheel weights with "stick-on" weights to correct these concerns. The Land Rover recall number is B039.

For Models: Land Rover LR3, Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Drive Train, November 19, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Certain vehicles may have been assembled with an incorrectly manufactured automatic transmission parking pawl guide plate. As a result, the transmission may not engage in park when the shifter is placed in the park position. The vehicle may roll unexpectedly if the parking brake is not engaged. Unexpected rolling of the vehicle could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the parking pawl guide plate to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B023.

For Models: Land Rover LR3, Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Body, Interior & Misc., November 2, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview:

548 vehicles were assembled with incorrectly built seat belt buckle mountings. When the left side, second row seat belt is used, the buckle may not be fully retained in the event of a crash. A seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the second row left hand seat belt buckle to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B021.

For Models: Land Rover LR3

Engine, October 24, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Some sport utility vehicles may have fuel tanks that contain a out of specification breather pipe. This may result in deterioration of a grommet and result in pipe detaching from tube. When the Fuel level is above the the level of the joint, fuel may enter the breather pipe.This may cause rough engine running, stalling, hard starts, hesitation, and misfires. If the Vapor canister becomes saturated, the fuel may leak and cause a fire hazard. Dealer will replace fuel tanks free of charge. The Land Rover recall # is B016

 

For Models: Land Rover Freelander

Body, Interior & Misc., September 8, 2005

Summary: ON CERTAIN FIVE DOOR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IT IS POSSIBLE TO OPERATE THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TO OPEN THE DOOR WHEN THE CHILD SAFETY LEVER IS IN THE "ON" POSITION.

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 Freelander

Body, Interior & Misc., January 10, 2005

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard # 208 "Occupant Crash Protection" The deflector panel contained in the passenger side air bag module may not have been built to specification. Damage to the air bag may occur that could allow the release of a fragment of the deflector panel into the passenger compartment, resulting in injury. The Land Rover recall # is B186

For Models: Land Rover Freelander

Body, Interior & Misc., December 6, 2004

Summary: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING TESTING, THE FREE MOTION HEAD FORM REGISTERED A MEASUREMENT MARGINALLY ABOVE THE PERMITTED 1000 HEAD IMPACT CRITERIA. AT THE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND A-PILLAR TRIM AREA.

For Models: Land Rover Freelander

Body, Interior & Misc., December 4, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The child saftey lock on the left side rear door may become disengaged. This could lead to the door being opened while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the left hand rear latch assembly to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B163.