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Land Rover Defender 90 Recall 96V108000

Electrical & Lights, August 2, 1996

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
August 2, 1996
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,254
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
96V108000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Summary
THE "HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE LABEL" WARNING WAS NOT INSTALLED ON THE BATTERIES IN THESE VEHICLES.
Consequence
PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR IF THESE BATTERIES ARE HANDLED INCORRECTLY.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE MAILED A BATTERY WARNING LABEL WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PLACEMENT OF SUCH LABELS AND A LETTER INFORMING THEM THAT THEY CAN ALSO BRING THE VEHICLE TO ANY DEALER AND HAVE THE LABEL INSTALLED FOR THEM FREE OF CHARGE.
Notes
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; BATTERY; OTHER PARTS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 12, 1996. NOTE: OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE SUBJECT BATTERY LABELS FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT LAND 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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