1987 Jaguar XJS

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XJS

SEAT BELTS

Recall number: 93V179000
Recall date: 11/01/1993

Problem Summary:

THE NORMAL LOCKUP FUNCTION OF THE AUTOMATIC (PASSIVE) BELT REEL CAN CAUSE THE BELT MOTOR WINCH ASSEMBLY TO LOCKUP SUCH THAT THE PASSIVE BELT SYSTEM WILL NOT DEPLOY/FUNCTION OR GETS STUCK AT VARIOUS POINTS ALONG THE TRACK CAUSING THE KINKING OR BREAKING OF ITS CABLE OR DETACHMENT OF THE TONGUE.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS THE OCCUPANTS OF THE VEHICLE CANNOT USETHE SAFETY BELTS, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOPOR ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

JAGUAR WILL REPAIR THE PASSIVE BELT SYSTEM IF THIS PROBLEM OCCURS OR HAS OCCURRED. JAGUAR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF THE EXISTENCE OF A LIFETIME WARRANTY ON COMPONENTS OF THE AUTOMATIC (PASSIVE) BELT SYSTEM.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 02/21/1994.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 90V123000
Recall date: 07/02/1990

Problem Summary:

EXCESSIVE FUEL VAPOR PRESSURE CAN OCCUR THAT, AFTER PROLONGED CYCLING, COULD WEAKEN THE FUEL TANK STRUCTURE.

Consequence:

THIS CAN CAUSE FUEL TANK LEAKS WHICH, IN THE PRESENCE OFAN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Action:

INSTALL A REVISED FUEL PURGE SYSTEM WHICH ELIMINATES EXCESSIVE VAPOR PRESSURE BUILD-UP.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 12/24/1990.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 10/01/1977 and 10/01/1990.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Recall number: 90V035000
Recall date: 02/20/1990

Problem Summary:

ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED VALVES IN THE CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATOR MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY DUE TO DIRT ENTERING THE VALVES.

Consequence:

CRUISE CONTROL WOULD NOT DISENGAGE UNDER NORMAL OPERATINGCONDITIONS WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Action:

REPLACE CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATOR AND INSTALL ADDITIONAL VACUUM DUMP VALVE.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 05/21/1990.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/01/1979 and 02/01/1990.


ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Recall number: 89V168000
Recall date: 10/11/1989

Problem Summary:

EXCESSIVE FUEL VAPOR PRESSURE CAN OCCUR.

Consequence:

THIS CREATES FUEL ODORS AND AFTER PROLONGED CYCLINGCOULD CAUSE WEAKENING OF THE FUEL TANK STRUCTURE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN FUELTANK LEAKS. IF A SOURCE OF IGNITION IS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD RESULT.

Corrective Action:

INSTALL REVISED PURGE SYSTEM COMPONENTS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 02/26/1990.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/01/1986 and 12/01/1988.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 87V142000
Recall date: 09/09/1987

Problem Summary:

SEALS OF LOWER FUEL TANK GAUGE COULD FAIL CAUSING GAS TO LEAK INTO LOWER FUEL TANK CAVITY AND POSSIBLY INTO PASSENGER COMPARTMENT.

Consequence:

IGNITION OF GAS VAPORS WHICH MIGHT BE PRESENT COULDCAUSE A FIRE OR EXPLOSION.

Corrective Action:

REPLACE LOWER FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY TO UPGRADE FUEL SYSTEM TO CURRENT SPECIFICATIONS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/09/1987.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/01/1986 and 05/01/1987.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK

Recall number: 87V025000
Recall date: 03/03/1987

Problem Summary:

ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESS MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY INSTALLED AND COULD CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence:

SHORT CIRCUIT COULD RESULT IN A ELECTRICAL FIRE.

Corrective Action:

REROUTE HARNESS; IF CHAFED OR DAMAGED CONDITION WILL BE CORRECTED.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 02/27/1987.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/01/1986 and 01/01/1987.


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