Land Rover has announced a recall on approximately 16,200 model-year 2016-17 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUVs due to seat belt issues. The driver’s seat belt emergency locking retractor may not lock at the correct g-force level as designed, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash
Land Rover will send interim notifications to owners on July 1. A second notification will be sent when a remedy is available. Owners can call the automaker at 800-637-7837 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.
To fix the problem, dealers will replace the driver’s seat belt assembly.
Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.
Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.