The hydraulic brakes of the Jaguar XJ have led to a recall announced by the British based automaker.
The 2014-2015 model years Jaguar XJ is the subject of a recall which has been announced recently. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the flagship model may experience a brake fluid leak which may reduce its ability to stop and increasing the risk of a crash.
“In the affected vehicles, the brake line junctions under the vehicle may leak brake fluid. A brake fluid leak may reduce the vehicle’s braking ability, requiring additional distance to stop the vehicle, thereby increasing the risk of a crash”, says the NHTSA in its official press release.
The affected Jaguar XJ models have been produced between the 6th of February, 2014, and the 23rd of July, 2014. Owners of these vehicles will be notified by Jaguar and the carmaker’s dealers will be inspecting the brake line junctions, tightening them, free of charge. The new recall announced by Jaguar will begin on the 16th of January. For any extra details on the subject, owners of the 2014-2015 Jaguar XJ can contact the company’s customer service at 1-800-452-4827 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.