January 4, 2000
1999 Land Rover Petrol's Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1999 Land Rover
Petrol's, manufactured between May 1998 - July 1999, because the power assisted steering
pump pulley can fail, resulting in a loss of steering power assist.
Continued operation of the vehicle can cause
engine overheating and damage. The loss of steering assist could increase the risk of a
Approximately 5,800 vehicles are affected by this
Dealers will install a new power steering
pump/pulley assembly. Owner notification began Oct. 22, 1999. Owners who do not
receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Land Rover at
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V278/Land Rover
Recall No. D385]
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
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affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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