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Recall 05V502000

Automatic Transmission May Not Properly Engage in the Park Position

Recall Details

Certain vehicles may have been assembled with an incorrectly manufactured automatic transmission parking pawl guide plate. As a result, the transmission may not engage in park when the shifter is placed in the park position. The vehicle may roll unexpectedly if the parking brake is not engaged. Unexpected rolling of the vehicle could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the parking pawl guide plate to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B023.

Our Quick Take

The automatic transmission may not properly engage in park when the shifter is placed in the park position.

What Should You Do?

Land Rover will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 19, 2005. If your vehicle rolls when placed in park with the emergency brake off, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

Drive Train, November 19, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 19, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,949
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
05V502000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH AN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARKING PAWL GUIDE PLATE.
Consequence
CONSEQUENTLY PARK MAY NOT ENGAGE WHEN THE LEVER IN THE VEHICLE IS MOVED TO PARK AND ALL INDICATORS SHOW PARK POSITION IS ACHIEVED. IF THE VEHICLE WAS PARKED ON AN INCLINE, AND THE PARKING BRAKE WAS NOT ENGAGED, THIS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE ROLL-AWAY CONDITION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PARKING PAWL GUIDE PLATE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 19, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LAND ROVER AT 1-800-637-6837.
Notify
LAND ROVER RECALL NO. B023.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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