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Recall roundup: Jaguar XF for possible fire risk

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Recall roundup: Jaguar XF for possible fire risk

The British based automaker Jaguar has recently announced a recall for the XF model, because of a problem with the fuel tank fuel outlet flange, which may crack.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,195 units of the Jaguar XF will be affected by this recall over-seas, and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers because of a problem with the fuel tank fuel outlet flange that may crack, increasing the risk of a fire.

“The cracked flange may result in a fuel leakage onto the ground. The leaking fuel, in the presence of an ignition source, may result in a fire”, as the NHTSA is saying in its summary of the problem.

“The driver may also smell fuel odor and in some circumstances with the vehicle static, there could be liquid fuel underneath the rear of the vehicle”, said Jaguar.

The affected Jaguar XFs are from the model years 2010-2012 and they are equipped with the 5.0 liter V8 engine. The recall is expected to begin on the 7th of December, 2012, and the company’s dealers will replace the affected fuel tank fuel outlet flanges free of charge. Meanwhile, owners of the above mentioned model are advised to contact Jaguar at 1-800-452-4827.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Friday, November 9th, 2012 - filed under Jaguar, News, Safety. Image credit: .
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