1998 Jaguar XK8 Vehicle Speed Control Recall

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1998 Jaguar XK8 Vehicle Speed Control Recall

 NHTSA Recall #11830
NHTSA Compaign #98V022000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerJAGUAR CARS
 SupplierJAGUAR
 BrandJAGUAR
 ModelXK8
 Model Year1998
 ComponentVEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
 Date of notification16/03/98
 Begin date of manufacuring01/07/97
 End date of manufacturing31/10/97
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received12/02/98
 Report created25/02/98
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units5379
 Defect summaryVehicle description: passenger vehicles. The cable adjuster bracket nut on the outer sleeve of the throttle cable can become displaced fromthe cable abutment bracket on the engine.
 Consequence summaryShould this occur, limited opening of the throttle will occur, even with the accelerator pedal fully depressed to the floor.
 Corrective actionDealers will inspect these vehicles and modify the throttle cable system.
 Recall notesOwner notification began march 16, 1998. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact jaguar at 1-800-4jaguar (1-800-452-4827), option #3. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
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    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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