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March 14, 2002

Land Rover Has Recalled 1999-2001 Discovery II

(SafetyAlerts) -  Land Rover North America, Inc. Has Recalled 1999-2001 Land Rover Discovery II because contamination of the anti-lock braking system (ABS) sensor can cause the ABS Electronic Control Unit (ECU) to incorrectly interpret the sensor signal, resulting in inappropriate ABS activation.

Number Involved: 55,505

Dates of Manufacture: April 1998 – July 2001

Defect: On certain sport utility vehicles, contamination of the anti-lock braking system (ABS) sensor can cause the ABS Electronic Control Unit (ECU) to incorrectly interpret the sensor signal, resulting in inappropriate ABS activation. This can lead to an increase in braking distance that is unanticipated by the driver.

Remedy: Dealers will install a new ECU. The manufacturer reported that owner notification was expected to begin during February or March 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Land Rover at 1-301-731-9040.

[NHTSA Recall No. 02V022/Land Rover Recall No. D263].

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when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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