Jaguar Land Rover China to recall Evoque and Freelander SUVs

Jaguar Land Rover, China subsidiary, has announced that the company will be recalling about 337 cars due to various safety concerns which could pose hazards…

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Jaguar Land Rover, China subsidiary, has announced that the company will be recalling about 337 cars due to various safety concerns which could pose hazards if left unchecked. These affected cars require modifications to brakes and steering boxes.

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine have issued a statement in this regard and the recall is expected to commence almost immediately with dealers requested to inspect vehicles and carry out necessary repairs and replacements.

A total of 190 cars of 2012 Evoque and Freelander models produced on June 11, 2012 will be needed to be brought in for these rectifications. Jaguar Land Rover cites concerns over substandard fittings being used in vehicle rear brake calibers which could lead to failure of brakes or sudden tyre deflation. Besides this, 147 vehicles of 2012 and 2013 Evoque produced during the period of October 20th and September 18th may also possess problems in steering box which may pose a risk and is in urgent need of rectification.

Source: ET