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Recall 16V940000

Front Seat Belt Pretensioners Do Not Secure Occupants In An Accident

Recall Details

The front seat belt pretensioners may not function properly in an accident. Dealers will inspect the front seat belt assemblies and replace them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The front seat belts have pretensioners that secure occupants in an accident. In the affected vehicles, the front seat belt pretensioners may not function properly in a crash, resulting in increased risk of injury.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Jaguar must be performed by a Jaguar dealership. Jaguar will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2017. 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 incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., December 28, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 28, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,232
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V940000
Component
SEAT BELTS
Summary
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2017 Jaguar XE vehicles manufactured July 12, 2016, to December 2, 2016, and Jaguar F-Type vehicles manufactured July 14, 2016, to December 16, 2016. The affected vehicles have front seat seatbelt pretensioners that may not function properly in the event of a crash.
Consequence
If the front seat seatbelt pretensioners do not function properly, the seat occupants may not be adequately restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front seat belt assemblies, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar's number for this recall is J081.
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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