The British based automaker Jaguar has announced a recall for the 2013 XF because of a hose clamp which can come loose, affecting the BA and the steering.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 940 units of the Jaguar XF sedans will be affected by this recall and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers because of a problem with a hose clamp, which can come loose. The NHTSA says that if this happens, the car’s brake assistance (BA) and the steering will be affected and the driver can lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash and injury.
The 2013 Jaguar XF sedans affected by the recall have been produced between July 2012 and May 2013 and they have been equipped with the 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder. Owners of these cars will be notified by Jaguar beginning September 27 and the company’s dealers will fix the air cooler hose free of charge. No reports on crashes and / or injuries related to this issue have been reported until now. Owners of the 2013 Jaguar XF vehicles mentioned above can find out more on the subject by contacting the carmaker at 1-800-452-4827 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.