2008 Land Rover RANGE ROVER SPORT Equipment Recall

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2008 Land Rover RANGE ROVER SPORT Equipment Recall

 NHTSA Recall #32789
NHTSA Compaign #07E047000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerTHULE, INC.
 Model Year2008
 Date of notification20/06/07
 Begin date of manufacuring01/04/23
 End date of manufacturing01/04/23
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received03/07/07
 Report created09/07/07
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units245845
 Defect summaryCertain aftermarket thule hitch style bicycle racks with fold down style bike arms. A pinch bolt exists between the bike arm bracket and the upright assembly of the hitch style bicycle rack.
 Consequence summaryWhen moving the bike arm bracket to its down position, this pinch point has to potential of causing a severe laceration or amputation to the user's fingertips or hand.
 Corrective actionThule will notify owners and provide a repair kit and instructions free of charge. The recall began on june 20, 2007. Owners can contact thule at 800-thule91 (800-848-5391). Notes: land rover purchased some of these bike racks for use on their lr3 and range rover sport vehicles, part no. Lrnapbr4. L. L. Bean also sells some of these bike racks under the model name of hitching post pro (wd75, wd76, wd77, wd78, yl05, bbg9, bbh1, bbh2, bbh4), expressway (wd72, wd73, bbh5, bbh6), or trailblazer (wd31, bbh7). Rei has also purchased some of these bike racks under model names: hitching post pro (934, 934xt, 935, 935xt, 936, 936xt, 937, 937xt, 951, 951xt), expressway (995, 995xt, 996, 996xt), and trailblazer (998, 998xt).
 Recall notesCustomers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • 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.
  • What is Failure?

    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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