A recall notice has been issued for MY2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Discovery, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Evoque, Velar with VIN ranges –
SALGA3BY1JA343646 to SALGA2AY5JA387693
SALWA2BY2JA146054 to SALWA2BY6JA185973
SALVR2RX4JH226559 to SALVP2RX3JH296852
SALYA2AX9JA700000 to SALYA2BX5JA746759
SALCA2AX0JH685128 to SALCR2SX4JH748920
SALRA2BX3JA014201 to SALRA2AX6JA039854
(Specific vehicles within these VIN ranges)
The recall notice states that some engine mounted fuel rails installed on Ingenium I4 2.0L petrol engines have not been manufactured correctly, with a risk of fuel vapour and liquid leaks occurring within the engine bay. Increased and excessive fuel odour may be noticed by the vehicle occupants and, if the bonnet is lifted, liquid fuel may be seen.
The notice warns that leaking fuel could come into contact with a hot surface in the engine bay, increasing the risk of a fire.
For further information on the recall, go to https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/jaguar-land-rover-land-rover-discovery-sport-discovery-range-rover-range-rover-sport-evoque-velar