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Recall 16V942000

Front Seat Belt Pretensioners Do Not Secure Occupants In An Accident

Recall Details

The front seat belt pretensioners may not properly secure occupants 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 belt pretensioners that secure occupants in an accident may not function properly, resulting in increased risk of injury.

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
13,500
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V942000
Component
SEAT BELTS
Summary
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain model year 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport vehicles and 2016-2017 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles. The affected vehicles have 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
Land Rover 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 Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is P095.
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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