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Recall 12V485000

Windshield May Come Loose from Vehicle

Body, Interior & Misc., October 4, 2012
Affected Cars

Land Rover

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

Thirty-six vehicles are being recalled because the windshield may not have been installed correctly and could come loose in the event of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Land Rover will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 5, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary:

Thirty-six vehicles are being recalled because during the manufacturing process, the windshield on these vehicles may have been installed incorrectly. In the event of a crash, the windshield may come loose from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle's occupants. Dealers will replace the windshield on these vehicles to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is P028.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: October 4, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V485000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Potential Number of Units Affected: 36

Summary: Land Rover is recalling certain model year 2012 Range Rover vehicles. During the manufacturing process, the windshields on these vehicles may have been installed incorrectly.

Consequence: In the event of a crash, the windshield may come loose from the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle's occupants.

Remedy: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the windshields. The recall is expected to begin on, or before, November 5, 2012. Owners may contact Land Rover at 1-800-637-6837.

Notes: Land Rover's number for this recall is P028. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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