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Jaguar S-Type Recall 06V467000

Improper Fuel Tank Installed In Vehicles

Recall Details

The fuel tank released on some vehicles was a pre-production prototype and had to be replaced prior to vehicle sale. Units were repaired at the dealerships prior to sale. The Jaguar recall number is R177. This recall began on December 13, 2006.

Our Quick Take

Some vehicles were released from the factory to dealerships with an improper prototype fuel tank installed. 

What Should You Do?

Most, if not all, units have been repaired. Please contact your Jaguar dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Engine, December 13, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 13, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
9
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V467000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WERE INADVERTENTLY RELEASED AFTER BEING ASSEMBLED WITH PROTOTYPE FUEL TANKS THAT WERE PRODUCED FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY.
Consequence
THE TANKS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH PROCESSES THAT VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM REGULAR PRODUCTION. THE DURABILITY OF THESE PROTOTYPE FUEL TANKS HAS NOT BEEN VALIDATED AND IS UNKNOWN.
Remedy
THESE VEHICLES HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED TO CUSTOMERS AND ARE LOCATED AT DEALER LOTS . THE FUEL TANK WILL BE REPLACED.
Notes
JAGUAR RECALL NO. R177. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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