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Land Rover Defender 90 Recall 95V099000

Drive Train, May 30, 1995

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
May 30, 1995
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
155
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
95V099000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Summary
AT PORT OF ENTRY, A QUALITY OVERCHECK OF THE DIFFERENTIAL PINION SHAFT TORQUE WAS PERFORMED. THIS CHECK REQUIRED THE REMOVAL OF THE DRIVESHAFTS. WHEN THE DRIVESHAFTS WERE REINSTALLED, THE WRONG SIZED NUTS WERE USED.
Consequence
THE NUTS CAN LOOSEN, ULTIMATELY CAUSING THE DISCONNECTION OF ONE OR BOTH OF THE DRIVESHAFTS RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HARDWARE ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WITH HARDWARE OF THE APPROPRIATE SPECIFICATIONS.
Notes
SYSTEM: POWERTRAIN; AXLE ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, PLEASE CONTACT RANGE ROVER AT 1-301-731-9040. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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