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Recall 04V554000

Vehicle Stability Control Failure, Unintended Brake Application

Recall Details

The brakes may unexpectedly apply due to a failure internal to the yaw rate sensor. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the sensor free of charge to correct the problem.

Our Quick Take

The brakes may unexpectedly apply, increasing risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

You can contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Land Rover recall number is B178.

Suspension & Steering, November 19, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 19, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V554000
Component
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Summary
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL MAY HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH A YAW RATE SENSOR THAT HAS INTERNALLY DELAMINATED, WHICH COULD ACTUATE THE SYSTEM INCORRECTLY.
Consequence
THIS COULD RESULT IN UNEVEN AND UNEXPECTED APPLICATION OF THE BRAKES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES TO DETERMINE IF THEY CONTAIN A SUSPECT SENSOR, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SENSOR. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 15, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT LAND ROVER AT 1-800-637-6837.
Notify
LAND ROVER RECALL NO. B178. CUSTOMERS CAN 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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