This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Review our Privacy and Cookie Notice for more details. X

Recall Roundup: BMW, Chrysler, GM, Jaguar Land Rover Issue Recalls

Recall Roundup: BMW, Chrysler, GM, Jaguar Land Rover Issue Recalls

By Jeff Youngs, February 10, 2015

During the past week, automakers issued recalls for approximately 291,000 vehicles, from model years 2006 through 2015. The recalls deal with various issues, including improper labeling, air bag deployment, and brake fluid hoses. Details are below, in alphabetical order by vehicle brand.


2015 Buick Enclave
2015 Chevrolet Traverse
2015 GMC Acadia
General Motors (GM) is recalling 5,876 model-year 2015 Buick Enclave vehicles manufactured December 9, 2014, to January 14, 2015; 2015 Chevrolet Traverse vehicles manufactured December 9, 2014, to January 20, 2015; and 2015 GMC Acadia vehicles manufactured December 9, 2014, to January 16, 2015, and all equipped with Goodyear P255/65R18 Fortera HL tires. These vehicles are equipped with tires that may experience tread cracking. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110: Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kg (10,000 lbs.) or Less.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires that were manufactured within a specific date range free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 15025/15067. Owners may also refer to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign number 15V044000. Note: This recall is for Goodyear P255/65R18 Fortera HL tires installed as original equipment. For tires that were purchased as replacement equipment, see recall 15T-002.


2012-2015 Jaguar XK
Jaguar Land Rover North America (Jaguar Land Rover) is recalling 4,787 model-year 2012-2015 Jaguar XK vehicles manufactured March 4, 2011, to March 20, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the front side lamps (parking lamps) may turn off after approximately 5 minutes. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 108: Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.

Jaguar Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will update software that controls the front side lamps free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 13, 2015. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar's number for this recall is J049; owners may also refer to NHTSA campaign number 15V038000.


2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (Chrysler) is recalling 167,749 model-year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 1, 2013, to November 19, 2014. The affected vehicles may experience unintended side curtain and seat air bag deployment during vehicle operation, which could increase the risk of personal injury and/or a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will re-flash the occupant restraint control module software free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 26, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R05; owners may also refer to NHTSA campaign number 15V041000.


2006-2012 Land Rover Range Rover
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 74,648 model-year 2006-2012 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles manufactured April 15, 2005, to September 4, 2012. One or both of the flexible front brake hoses may rupture, causing loss of brake fluid. If one or both of the flexible brake hoses fail, the vehicle may require a longer distance to stop, increasing the risk of a crash.

Jaguar Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right front brake hoses free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 13, 2015. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is P054; owners may also refer to NHTSA campaign number 15V039000.


2013-2014 Land Rover Range Rover
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 24,679 model-year 2013-2014 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles manufactured August 16, 2012, to January 8, 2014, and 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport vehicles manufactured May 7, 2013, to January 8, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the brake vacuum hose may have been incorrectly routed allowing a hole to be worn through it. If a hole is worn into the brake vacuum hose, a complete loss of braking assistance could occur, lengthening the distance required to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Jaguar Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake vacuum hose and correctly route it, as necessary, free of charge. Any brake vacuum hose that is damaged will be replaced free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 13, 2015. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is P052; owners may also refer to NHTSA campaign number 15V042000.


2014-2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2-Door
BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling 13,130 model-year 2014-2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop 2-door vehicles manufactured December 1, 2013, to December 14, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with an incorrect maximum capacity weight stated on the tire information placard. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with FMVSS No. 110: Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kg (10,000 lbs.) or less.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect labels with corrected labels free of charge. Owners will be notified by March 13, 2015. Owners may contact Mini customer service at 1-866-825-1525, and may refer to NHTSA campaign number 15V034000.

Untitled Document

Subscribe to J.D. Power Cars Newsletter

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement