Land Rover Defender 90 Recall 96V108000

Recall 96V108000

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

August 2, 1996

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

96V108000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Potential Number of Units Affected:

4,254

Summary:

THE "HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE LABEL" WARNING WAS NOT INSTALLED ON THE BATTERIES IN THESE VEHICLES.

Consequence:

PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR IF THESE BATTERIES ARE HANDLED INCORRECTLY.

Remedy:

OWNERS WILL BE MAILED A BATTERY WARNING LABEL WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PLACEMENT OF SUCH LABELS AND A LETTER INFORMING THEM THAT THEY CAN ALSO BRING THE VEHICLE TO ANY DEALER AND HAVE THE LABEL INSTALLED FOR THEM FREE OF CHARGE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; BATTERY; OTHER PARTS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 12, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE SUBJECT BATTERY LABELS FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT LAND 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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