Close

Recall 16V943000

Passenger Frontal Air Bag May Not Deploy In A Crash

Recall Details

The passenger frontal air bag has an inflator that may not ignite properly in an accident, preventing deployment. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy as required in a crash, increasing risk of occupant 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. The Jaguar recall number is J080.

Affected Cars

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
16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V943000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Jaguar XJ vehicles manufactured September 12, 2016, to October 26, 2016. 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
Jaguar 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 Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar's number for this recall is J080.
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.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration