WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 26, 2016 (Motor Sports Newswire) –
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V614000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22,657
All Products Associated with this Recall
2014 – 2015
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
SUMMARY: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LCC (Land Rover) is recalling certain model year 2015 Discovery Sport manufactured September 17, 2014 through November 3, 2014 and 2014-2015 Range Rover Evoque vehicles manufactured July 15, 2013 through July 1, 2015. In the affected vehicles the transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, and as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral.
CONSEQUENCE: If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there is an increased risk of a crash.
REMEDY: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the automatic transmission serial number and if required, will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 14, 2016. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is P091.
NOTES: 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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration