Jaugar, Land Rover recall 966 cars in S. Korea

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Jaugar, Land Rover recall 966 cars in S. Korea


The South Korean importer of the luxury car brands -- Jaguar and Land Rover -- will recall a total of 966 vehicles sold in South Korea due to manufacturing defects, the government said Friday.

Subject to the recall are 474 Jaguar S-type model that were manufactured between Nov. 6, 2001 and Aug. 2, 2007. The cars have defects in self-leveling headlamps, according to the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs.

Also, 325 Jaguar XF cars, manufactured between Jan. 18, 2008 and Sept. 7, 2009, were found to have potential problems in their taillights, the ministry said.

The ministry said 132 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles, produced between Feb. 25, 2010 and May 19, 2010, were found to have defects in constant velocity joints, while 35 Jaguar XF cars, manufactured between Dec. 21, 2007 and Aug. 27, 2008, have problems in their transmissions, according to the ministry.

Owners of the vehicles are eligible for free repairs at Jaguar Land Rover Korea service centers starting today, the ministry said. Owners can also request for reimbursements of repair fees incurred ahead of the recall. (Yonhap)

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