November 1, 1999
1999 Land Rover Discoverys Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration today published the recall of certain 1999 Land Rover
Discoverys manufactured between May 1998 - June 1999 because the contacts of the
relay that operates the anti-lock brake system (ABS) pump can stick and remain closed when
commanded to open by the ABS electronic control unit. The warning lamp will illuminate and
an audible alarm will sound. The anti-lock braking system will not function and the
vehicle may experience inadvertent braking for less than a second.
Approximately 11,099 vehicles are affected by this
Dealers will replace the ABS relay. Owner
notification began during August 1999.
Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Land Rover at 1-301-731-9040.
Reference: NHTSA Recall No.
99V237/Land Rover Recall No. D380
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