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Recall 01V229001

Land Rover Recalls 2000-2001 Discovery Due to Electrical Issue with Winch

Recall Details

The power interrupt solenoid may leak electrical current to ground. This could cause heat build up and a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the power interrupt solenid and will replace it if necessary.

Body, Interior & Misc., August 13, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 13, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V229001
Component
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH WARN INDUSTRIES' WINCH KITS. A POWER INTERRUPT SOLENOID, POSSIBLY INCLUDED IN THE WINCH ASSEMBLY, CAN DEVELOP AN ELECTRICAL LEAK PATH TO GROUND.
Consequence
THIS CAN LEAD TO THE SOLENOID EXPERIENCING EXCESSIVE HEAT, WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL CALL OWNERS TO ARRANGE FOR AN INSPECTION TIME TO DETERMINE IF A DEFECTIVE POWER INTERRUPT SOLENOID WAS INSTALLED. IF IT WAS, THE SOLENOID WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 13, 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 1-301-731-9040.
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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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