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Jaguar and LR investigated by NHTSA by gearbox problems

Jaguar F-Pace 2016

Carry a time informing that the group Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has some that another problem in the United States with the selector of controls of your box of changes automatic of 8 relations and origin ZF. These issues have already caused (we do not know whether negligently or otherwise) the death of at least one person (actor Anton Yelchin) but if the problem is not solved, could result in more accidents and injuries.

As we all know the Jaguar and Land Rover car manufacturers also assemble the same gearbox that carry some models of FCA and how logical they are also suffering from this small problem. Situation that is has seen aggravated by them complaints of seven customers that have connected to the brand that after have parked his vehicle following (supposedly) the instructions of the manual of instructions, the vehicle is has displaced of form involuntary.

Jaguar XF diésel AWD

After this notification the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is has put hands to the work for investigate what is what is passing with these cars and their boxes of change. According to information provided by the Security Bureau, there have been several wounded (not specific gravity although it is probably low) and therefore can not to pass the situation without apercibir brands so that they correct the situation.

First data shed that could have affected a few 39.000 vehicles between Jaguar´s and Land Rover´s and among them that greater number of vehicles with this gearbox there are the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque and Jaguar XF sedan. These models and others of both signatures will be called to pass it more fast possible by a service official so is can verify the software of control of the box of changes while is studies what can be the best solution for end with this problem.

Meanwhile, FCA also will make it own with their models to not be produce more incidents.

Source – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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