Recall Alert: 2010-2015 Land Rover LR2, 2012-2013 Range Rover Evoque

By Matt Schmitz  on August 13, 2014

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Vehicles Affected: Nearly 41,000 model-year 2010-15 Land Rover LR2 and model-year 2012-13 Range Rover Evoque small luxury SUVs

The Problem: A component within the occupant classification system electronic control unit may fail, resulting in the front passenger airbag being totally or partially disabled. In a crash necessitating airbags, deployment may not occur or may occur improperly, increasing the risk of injury to the front-seat passenger.

The Fix: Land Rover will begin notifying owners on Aug. 30, and dealers will update the restraint control module software for free.

What Owners Should Do: Owners can call Land Rover at 800-637-6837, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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