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Jaguar XJ8 Recall 06V018000

Incorrect Assembly of a Moon Roof Component May Cause Glass to Shatter, Injuring Occupants

Recall Details

In certain sedans equipped with a moon roof, the incorrect assembly of a reinforcement bar may cause it to contact the glass and cause it to shatter upon closing the door or severe road impact. This may injure occupants inside of the vehicle. The dealers will install a new replacement moon roof.The Jaguar recall # is R722 

Our Quick Take

The incorrect assembly of moon roof component may cause the glass to shatter and injure occupants inside of the vehicle. 

What Should You Do?

Jaguar will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning March 27 2006. If you have not been contacted, notice a problem with your moon roof glass and think your car falls under this recall. Call your local dealer. It's a great help to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so. 

Body, Interior & Misc., March 27, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 27, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,675
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V018000
Component
VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

Summary
ON CERTAIN SEDANS EQUIPPED WITH MOONROOFS, A REINFORCEMENT BAR WAS INCORRECTLY ASSEMBLED SO THAT THE BAR MAY CONTACT THE GLASS IN THE MOONROOF. WHEN CLOSING A DOOR OR UPON SEVERE ROAD IMPACT, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE MOONROOF GLASS MAY SHATTER.
Consequence
IF THE GLASS SHATTERS, THERE IS A RISK OF INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE MOONROOF FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 27, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.
Notes
JAGUAR RECALL NO. R722.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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