1975 Triumph TR7 Recall Information

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

Manufacturer

JAGUAR CARS

NHTSA Campaign ID77V143000
SummaryTHE INVOLVED VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE ASSEMBLIES. THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND THE THROTTLE CABLE MAY BREAK, CAUSING A LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. PRIOR TO THIS, THERE MAY BE A MALFUNCTION IN ACCELERATOR PEDAL OPERATION, CAUSING THE ACCELERATOR TO STICK IN THE OPEN POSITION.
RemedyTHE DEALER WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED THROTTLE CONTROL CABLE WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGE, ACCELERATOR CABLE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN EITHER CASE, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENTCOULD OCCUR.NOTE: IF ACCELERATOR PEDAL BECOMES STUCK, THE CLUTCH SHOULD BE DISENGAGED ORTHE GEAR SELECTOR PLACED IN THE NEUTRAL POSITION, THE IGNITION SHOULD BESWITCHED OFF AND THE CAR SHOULD BE PULLED OVER TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD.

Component

WHEELS

Manufacturer

JAGUAR CARS

NHTSA Campaign ID77V015000
SummaryTHE 'SPOKER WHEELS', INSTALLED ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, MAY FAIL IN SERVICE DUE TO CRACKS THAT MAY DEVELOP IN USE. CONTINUED DRIVING WITH A CRACKED WHEEL COULD LEAD TO FAILURE OF OTHER SPOKES AND THE COMPLETE COLLAPSE OF THE WHEEL.
RemedyDEALER WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE ALL SUSPECT WHEELS WITH AN IMPROVED TYPE OF WHEEL, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; WHEELS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD WHEEL COLLAPSE DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, LOSS OFVEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD OCCUR.NOTE: FAST DRIVING OVER ROUGH ROAD SURFACES OR UNDER OTHER CONDITIONS OFUNUSUAL STRESS SHOULD BE AVOIDED UNTIL WHEEL(S) ARE REPLACED.

Component

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Manufacturer

JAGUAR CARS

Mfr Report Date19750201
NHTSA Campaign ID78V012000
SummaryTHERE MAY BE A MALFUNCTION IN THE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM DUE TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) INCORRECT TIGHTENING OF THE WIPER WHEEL BOXES DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY, (2) EXCESSIVELY HIGH FRICTION/DRAG OF WIPER BLADES OR (3) WATER ENTRY INTO WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR.
RemedyDEALER WILL LUBRICATE AND RETIGHTEN WIPERS AND FIT THE WIPER WHEELBOXES WITH SPACERS. A PROTECTIVE SHROUD WILL ALSO BE FITTED OVER THE WIPER MOTOR TO PREVENT WATER ENTRY.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: VISUAL; WINDSHIELD WIPER.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FAILURE OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM MAY OCCUR,WITHOUT WARNING. THIS WOULD INTERFERE WITH DRIVER VISIBILITY IN BAD WEATHER,AND COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer

JAGUAR CARS

Mfr Report Date19750201
NHTSA Campaign ID79V166000
SummaryTHE HEADLAMP MOTOR COULD FAIL DUE TO CORROSION OF THE MOTOR AND LIMIT SWITCH ASSEMBLY. SHOULD THE MOTOR OR THE LIMIT SWITCH FAIL, THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY COULD STICK IN EITHER THE UP OR DOWN POSITION.
RemedyDEALER WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED SEALED LIMIT SWITCH OR A NEW HEADLAMP MOTOR, IF NECESSARY, WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; HEADLAMP MOTOR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD THE HEADLAMP SWITCH BECOME STUCK IN THE DOWNPOSITION, DECREASED VISIBILITY DURING ADVERSE WEATHER OR NIGHT DRIVINGCONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: IF MOTOR OR LIMIT SWITCH FAILURE OCCURS, THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY CAN BERAISED OR LOWERED MANUALLY BY ROTATING THE KNOB SITUATED BELOW THE HEADLAMPMOTOR; THE UNDERHOOD LABEL AND OWNER'S HANDBOOK CONTAIN INSTRUCTIONS FOR THISPROCEDURE.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

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