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Recall 15V571000

Owners Manual Does Not Discribe Air Bag Status Inidcator Lamp Function Properly

Recall Details

The air bag indicator lamp function is not properly described in the owners manual. Land Rover will send out an owner's manual supplement to all affected owners free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The owners manual does not properly describe to the vehicle owner the functionality of the air bag status indicator lamp. This could result in a misunderstanding of the function of the air bag system, resulting in injury.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Land Rover must be performed by a Land Rover dealership. Land Rover 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 Land Rover 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 Land Rover recall number is P071.

Body, Interior & Misc., 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
5,914
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V571000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain model year 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport vehicles manufactured December 16, 2013, to April 15, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the owner's handbook information may incorrectly describe the functionality of the Air Bag Status Indicator Lamp. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence
An occupant that does not correctly understand the air bag functionality, may be at an increased risk of injury in a crash.
Remedy
Land Rover will notify owners and will send out an owner's handbook supplement to all affected owners, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 31, 2015. Owners may call Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's recall number is P071.
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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