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Recall: No. 1 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2004/003
Exact Model: S-TYPE XJ and XK
Description: Auto gearbox may engage reverse when in forward drive
VIN: M30183 to M96322, G00001 to G13780, A28203 to A37134
Build Date:
Numbers: 13984
Defect: (a) In conditions of low oil pressure or a sticking valve in the gearbox, with the vehicle stationary in Drive, the gearbox will, without warning or indication, select Reverse. (b) With the vehicle moving forward in 1st, 2nd or 3rd gear, reverse may be selected without any manual input in the event of a loss of oil pressure in the transmission.
Action: Re-programme the gearbox gear selector module.
Launch Date: 02 March 2004
Recall: No. 2 of 4
Recall Ref: R1999/044
Exact Model: XK8 and XJV8
VIN: 031401 TO 038608 (XK8), 852857 TO 871502 (XJV8)
Build Date: 1998 to 1999
Numbers: 97
Defect: Possibility that the automatic transmission may lock up at speeds below 15mph.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and fit a new, quality assured automatic gearbox.
Launch Date: 30 June 1999
Recall: No. 3 of 4
Recall Ref: R1998/15
Exact Model:
VIN: 018108 TO 020807, 812256 TO 820782
Build Date: Between July and October 1997
Numbers: 1701
Defect: The adjuster nut on the outer sleeve of the throttle cable may become displaced from the cable abutment bracket on the engine. If this occurs only a restricted opening of the throttle will be available.
Action: The affected vehicles are to be recalled for the fitment of a ratchet tie to retain the adjuster nut in its location in the abutment bracket.
Launch Date: 06 February 1998

Manufacturer contact details:
Jaguar Land Rover Limited
Abbey Road, Whitley, Coventry, CV3 4LF
0345 303 2303


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