1978 Triumph TR7 Recall Information

Component

SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Manufacturer

JAGUAR CARS

NHTSA Campaign ID85V059000
SummaryWIDESPREAD LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ABOUT THE OPERATION OF WEBBING SENSITIVE AND DUAL SENSITIVE SEAT BELTS HAS LEAD TO NON-USE OF BELTS BY A NUMBER OF OWNERS. SOME BELTS RETRACTORS MAY JAM, BIND OR LOCK. THIS MAY DISCOURAGE THE USE OF THE SAFETY BELTS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: NON-USE OF SEAT BELTS SUBJECTS OCCUPANTS TO RISK OF INJURY IN EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT OR SUDDEN BRAKING.
RemedyINSTRUCTINS ON PROPER BELT USAGE AND SIMPLE CHECKS WILL BE SENT TO OWNERS AND WILL REPLACE ANY MALFUNCTIONING RETRACTOR.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION:TWO DOOR ROADSTERS AND COUPES PASSENGER CARS.SYSTEM: SEAT BELTS.

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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