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Recall 00V423000

Land Rover Recalls 2000 Discovery Due to Hydraulic Pipe Fracture in Active Cornering System

Recall Details

The pipe that runs from the Active Cornering Enhancement (ACE) system pump to the ACE valve block may fracture at the union to the pump. This may cause hydraulic fluid loss, and cause pump failure. Pump failure could cause mulitiple accessory failure. Dealers will install new hydraulic tubing.

Engine, January 4, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 4, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
38
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V423000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ACTIVE CORNERING ENHANCEMENT (ACE). THE HIGH-PRESSURE HYDRAULIC PIPE THAT RUNS FROM THE ACE PUMP TO THE ACE VALVE BLOCK COULD FRACTURE AT ITS UNION WITH THE PUMP.
Consequence
THIS WILL RESULT IN A LOSS OF HYDRAULIC FLUID. A LOW FLUID LEVEL CAN SUBSEQUENTLY RESULT IN SYSTEM PUMP FAILURE WHICH WILL THROW OFF THE AUXILIARY DRIVE BELT, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF ENGINE AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS (POWER STEERING ASSIST, WATER PUMP, ALTERNATOR, AND AIR CONDITIONING). IN EXTREME CIRCUMSTANCES, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE HYDRAULIC FLUID COULD IGNITE, RESULTING IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW HYDRAULIC TUBING.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 4, 2001.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 LAND ROVER AT 1-800-637-6837.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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