Monday, February 9, 2015

Recall Mondays: Jeeps And Land Rovers Are In The Hot Seat

1. MAKE: Land Rover

NO. OF AFFECTED CLIENTS: 74,648
SUMMARY:
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles manufactured April 15, 2005, to September 4, 2012. One or both of the flexible front brake hoses may rupture causing loss of brake fluid.
CONSEQUENCE:
If one or both of the flexible brake hoses fails, the vehicle may require a longer distance to stop, increasing the risk of a crash.


REMEDY:
Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right front brake hoses, 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 P054.


2. MAKE: Jeep

NO. OF AFFECTED CUSTOMERS: 167,749
SUMMARY:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 1, 2013, to November 19, 2014. The affected vehicles may experience unintended side curtain and seat air bag deployment during vehicle operation.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the air bags deploy unexpectedly during vehicle operation, it can increase the risk of personal injury and increase the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will re-flash the occupant restraint control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 26, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R05.

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