A problem with the hydraulic brakes on the flagship XJ sedan has prompted Jaguar to issue a recall. The issue, as publicized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the notice you can read below, revolves around the brake line junctions underneath the affected vehicles, which may leak fluid, thereby reducing the effectiveness of the braking system.
- Alfa Romeo
- Aston Martin
- Land Rover
|# of Recalls||Component Affected|
|2017 Jaguar XJ||2||Electrical System, Air Bags||More Details|
|2016 Jaguar XJ||2||Electrical System, Air Bags||More Details|
|2015 Jaguar XJ||4||Air Bags, Service Brakes, Hydraulic, Engine And Engine Cooling, Electrical System||More Details|
|2014 Jaguar XJ||2||Service Brakes, Hydraulic, Suspension||More Details|
|2013 Jaguar XJ||3||Electrical System, Suspension, Equipment||More Details|
|2011 Jaguar XJ||2||Air Bags, Visibility||More Details|
|2010 Jaguar XJ||2||Air Bags, Visibility||More Details|
|2007 Jaguar XJ||1||Fuel System, Gasoline||More Details|
|2006 Jaguar XJ||5||Fuel System, Gasoline, Visibility, Power Train||More Details|
|2004 Jaguar XJ||3||Service Brakes, Hydraulic, Air Bags, Power Train||More Details|
Jaguar is the latest automaker to join in on the recall action from this morning, as the British automaker has announced steps it's taking to remedy two separate problems.
With most recalls seemingly affecting mass-market vehicles, it'd be all too easy to assume, consciously or otherwise, that higher-end automobiles never face such issues. But the main reason we don't see the NHTSA recalling more luxury automobiles isn't because of their quality, we'd postulate: it's because of their relative scarcity.
2011 Jaguar XJ – Click above for high-res image gallery