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Jaguar XF Recall 14V157000

Potential Loss of Vehicle Control

Recall Details

297 vehicles are being recalled because one or both rear tow adjustment links may come loose from the rear sub-frame. These adjustment links are used to help control rear wheel alignment. If a tow link were to come loose a loss of directional control could result, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the nut and washer assembly on the rear toe links to correct this concern. 

Our Quick Take

A rear suspension component could come loose resulting in loss of vehicle control.

What Should You Do?

Jaguar will notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning May 27, 2014. If you don't receive notification and believe you should have, please contact your Jaguar dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Jaguar recall number is J037.

Suspension & Steering, March 31, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 31, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
297
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V157000
Component
SUSPENSION

Summary
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 XJ, XF and XK vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the toe links, components used to control the alignment of the rear wheels, can separate from the rear sub-frame.
Consequence
If a toe link separates from the rear sub-frame, a loss of vehicle stability and directional control may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the nut and washer assembly on the rear toe links, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around May 27, 2014. Owners may contact Jaguar at 1-855-524-8278. Jaguar's number for this recall is J037.
Notes
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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