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Jaguar XJ12 Recall 98V271000

Body, Interior & Misc., December 12, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 12, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
EA98022
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,457
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V271000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HOOD LINER CAN SAG AND INTERFERE WITH THE THROTTLE LINKAGE.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE HIGH ENGINE IDLE SPEED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE HOOD LINER.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 12, 1998. 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 JAGUAR AT 1-201-818-8500. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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