LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER 2008: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : LAND ROVER Model : RANGE ROVER Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-08-16 - 2009-05-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V015000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2017-01-10 Date Added to Database: 2017-01-11
Manufacturers Involved: LAND ROVER
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: P082
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8711
Summary:
      Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC "Land Rover" is recalling certain 2012 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands "Saipan" and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, Land Rover is recalling certain 2009 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Additionally, Land Rover is recalling certain 2007-2008 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
      An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assemblies, free of charge. Interim letters have been mailed, and a second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is P082.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.