1987 Jaguar XJS Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    93V179000
    Recall Date
    11/01/1993
    Component
    SEAT BELTS
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    90V123000
    Recall Date
    07/02/1990
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

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

  • Recall Number
    90V035000
    Recall Date
    02/20/1990
    Component
    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    REPLACE CRUISE CONTROL ACTUATOR AND INSTALL ADDITIONAL VACUUM DUMP VALVE.

  • Recall Number
    89V168000
    Recall Date
    10/11/1989
    Component
    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    INSTALL REVISED PURGE SYSTEM COMPONENTS.

  • Recall Number
    87V142000
    Recall Date
    09/09/1987
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

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

  • Recall Number
    87V025000
    Recall Date
    03/03/1987
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK
    Summary

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

    Consequence

    SHORT CIRCUIT COULD RESULT IN A ELECTRICAL FIRE.

    What Owners Should Do

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

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.