Land Rover Recalls 24,679 Vehicles, Feb. 8, 2015

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

SUMMARY:  Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles manufactured August 16, 2012, to January 8, 2014, and 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport vehicles manufactured May 7, 2013, to January 8, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the brake vacuum hose may have been incorrectly routed allowing a hole to be worn ito it.

CONSEQUENCE:  If a hole is worn into the brake vacuum hose, a complete loss of braking assistance could occur, lengthening the distance required to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:  Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake vacuum hose and correctly route it, as necessary, free of charge. Any brake vacuum hose that is damaged will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 13, 2015. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is P052.

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