Land Rover Defender 90 Recall 95V099000

Recall 95V099000

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

May 30, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

95V099000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected:

155

Summary:

AT PORT OF ENTRY, A QUALITY OVERCHECK OF THE DIFFERENTIAL PINION SHAFT TORQUE WAS PERFORMED. THIS CHECK REQUIRED THE REMOVAL OF THE DRIVESHAFTS. WHEN THE DRIVESHAFTS WERE REINSTALLED, THE WRONG SIZED NUTS WERE USED.

Consequence:

THE NUTS CAN LOOSEN, ULTIMATELY CAUSING THE DISCONNECTION OF ONE OR BOTH OF THE DRIVESHAFTS RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HARDWARE ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WITH HARDWARE OF THE APPROPRIATE SPECIFICATIONS.

Notes:

SYSTEM: POWERTRAIN; AXLE ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT RANGE ROVER AT 1-301-731-9040. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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