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Recall 15V569000

Power Steering Failure

Recall Details

The steering system may experience a failure, resulting in the loss of ability to steer the vehicle properly. Dealers will either correct the steering system software or replace the steering rack free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle steering system may fail due to being improperly set in the supplier's factory operating mode. This can result in loss of ability to steer the vehicle.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Jaguar must be performed by a Jaguar dealership. Jaguar will notify owners of affected vehicles in October, 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Jaguar dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Jaguar recall number is J055.

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, September 11, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 11, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V569000
Component
STEERING
Summary
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LCC (Jaguar) is recalling one 2016 Jaguar F-Type vehicle manufactured February 3, 2015. The affected vehicle has the power steering system still set in the supplier's factory operating mode. In this condition, in the event of a steering system malfunction, the vehicle can experience additional steering inputs from the electric power steering system.
Consequence
If the vehicle is in motion when this occurs, the driver may unexpectedly lose the ability to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Jaguar will notify the owner, and a dealer will either correct the steering system software or replace the steering rack, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 31, 2015. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar's number for this recall is J055.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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