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Land Rover Discovery recall 02V022000

Recall 02V022000
Brakes, March 6, 2002
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1999, 2000, 2001

Mfr's Report Date:
March 6, 2002

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V022000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Potential Number of Units Affected: 55505

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.

Consequence: THIS CAN LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN BRAKING DISTANCE THAT IS UNANTICIPATED BY THE DRIVER.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW ECU. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 6, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT LAND ROVER AT 1-301-731-9040.

Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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