1988 Jaguar XJ6 Recall Information

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

Manufacturer

JAGUAR CARS

Mfr Report Date19870101
NHTSA Campaign ID88V018000
SummaryCERTAIN FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER SPRING PAN FIXINGS MAY FAIL DUE TO STRESS CORROSION.
ConsequenceTHIS MAY ALLOW THE CARS FRONT SUSPENSION TO SETTLE ONTOTHE BUMP STOP ON ONE SIDE.
RemedyINSTALL REVISED SPECIFICATION FRONT SUSPENSION SPRING PAN FIXINGS.
NotesSYSTEM: FRONT SUSPENSION.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: FOUR DOOR SEDAN.

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Manufacturer

JAGUAR CARS

Mfr Report Date19870101
NHTSA Campaign ID87V105000
SummaryCRUISE CONTROL MAY FAIL TO DISENGAGE IN A NORMAL MANNER UPON APPLICATION OF THE BRAKES, AND THE REAR BRAKE LAMPS MAY FAIL DUE TO MALFUNCTION OF BRAKE LAMP MICROSWITCH ASSEMBLY.
ConsequencePOSSIBLE LOSS OF STOP LAMPS AND FAILURE OF CRUISECONTROL TO DISENGAGE IN THE NORMAL MANNER MAY RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
RemedyINSTALL A MODIFIED MICROSWITCH IN ALL VEHICLES.
NotesSYSTEM: ELECTRICAL/BRAKE LAMP SWITCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Manufacturer

JAGUAR ROVER TRIUMPH INC.

Mfr Report Date19870201
NHTSA Campaign ID90V024000
SummaryBRAKE ACCUMULATOR SWITCH WHICH CONTROLS HYDRAULIC FLUID FLOW TO AND FROM THE ENGINE DRIVEN PUMP, COULD LEAK, CAUSING LOSS OF FLUID IN THE POWER BRAKE ASSIST SYSTEM. THIS LEAK IS ALSO IN THE VICINITY OF ELECTRICAL WIRING.
ConsequenceTHE LEAKING BRAKE ACCUMULATOR SWITCH COULD CAUSE ELECTRICAL POWER INTERRUPTION AND COULD CAUSE THE ASSIST FEATURE OF BRAKES NOT TO RECHARGE. ALSO, FLUID LOSS COULD LEAD TO SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER ASSISTANCE TOTHE BRAKING SYSTEM, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
RemedyREPLACE BRAKE ACCUMULATOR SWITCHES WITH REVISED SEALS.
NotesSYSTEM: BRAKE ACCUMULATOR SWITCH.VEHICLE DESRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

JAGUAR ROVER TRIUMPH INC.

Mfr Report Date19870201
NHTSA Campaign ID90V023000
SummaryHIGH PRESSURE FLUID SUPPLY HOSE COULD RUPTURE CAUSING LOSS OF FLUID OF THE BRAKE POWER ASSIST SYSTEM.
ConsequenceLOSS OF FLUID COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF POWER ASSIST TO THE BRAKING SYSTEM, WHICH MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT, AND THE EXPELLED FLUID FROM THE HOSE FAILURE COULD CAUSE AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
RemedyINSTALL NEW POWER HYDRAULIC HOSE OF A DIFFERENT SPECIFICATION.
NotesSYSTEM: HIGH PRESSURE HOSE. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, 4 DOOR SEDANS.

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Data updated February 2018

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