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Recall 16V941000

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In A Crash

Recall Details

The passenger frontal air bag have an inflator initiator that may fail to ignite during a crash, causing the bag to not deploy as needed. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy as needed in an accident due to a failure of the part that initiates inflating it. This would result in increased risk of injury in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Land Rover vehicle must be performed by a Land Rover dealership. Land Rover 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 Land Rover 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 29, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
550
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V941000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles and 2017 Range Rover Evoque vehicles. The affected vehicles have a front passenger air bag inflator initiator that may fail to ignite during a crash, preventing the air bag from deploying.
Consequence
In the event of a crash of sufficient severity, the front passenger air bag may not deploy as required, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is P094.
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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