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Recall: No. 1 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2008/125
Exact Model: Diesel
VIN: SALFA27B47H000100 to SALFA24C48H111695
Build Date: 1/2/07 to 23/5/08
Numbers: 28871
Defect: It has been identified that the controller circuit of the Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) the supplementary cabin heater may short circuit. This normally results in draining of the battery, and a non start situation.Additionally, the short circuit may lead to a distinct smell from hot/melted components which in extreme circumstances may develop into a fire. It is noted that, all of the above symptoms can occur when the vehicle is in use, or parked unattended.
Action: Authorised repairers will disable the PTC operation until such time as replacement parts of the latest specification become available.
Launch Date: 02 October 2008
Recall: No. 2 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2008/024
Exact Model: Freelander 2
VIN: SALFA27BX7H000201 to SALFA24A48H087347
Build Date: 1 Nov 06 to 12/1/08
Numbers: 11198
Defect: Failure of either the left or right side guide rail could cause the sun roof to become detached from its operating mechanism and bind. In certain circumstances the glass panel can become detached.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to install retention inserts to both sides of the glass panel guide rails.
Launch Date: 07 April 2008
Recall: No. 3 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2008/187
Exact Model: Freelander 2 diesel fitted with PTC heater
Description: FIRE MAY OCCUR
VIN: SALFA27B47H000100 to SALFA24C48H111695
Build Date: 1/2/07 to 23/5/08
Numbers: 28841
Defect: A short circuit may occur in the PTC heater which could result in the battery discharging, a smell from hot/melted components or in the worst case fire.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the PTC heater and condensation drain tube with the latest specification components.
Launch Date: 23 December 2008

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