WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V084000
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9
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Summary: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2017 XF vehicles. The affected vehicles may have a cracked left hand inner sill panel. In the event of a crash involving a left hand impact, the cracked sill panel may result in the underfloor fuel lines rupturing and leaking fuel.
Remedy: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle’s left inner sill panel. If cracks are found, Jaguar will repurchase the vehicle and supply the customer with a new vehicle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is K458.
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