Jaguar Recalls 4,787 Jaguar XK Vehicles, Feb. 8, 2015

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—February 8, 2015.

SUMMARY: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Jaguar XK vehicles manufactured March 4, 2011, to March 20, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the front side lamps (parking lamps) may turn off after approximately 5 minutes. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

CONSEQUENCE: If the parking lamps turn off, the vehicle will have reduced conspicuity, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will update software that controls the front side lamps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 13, 2015. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is J049.

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: dot.gov