Update: Land Rover Sport Recalled Over Fire Hazard
The NHTSA on Dec. 8, 2020, announced that Jaguar is recalling Land Rover Discovery Sport SUVs from model year 2020 which were manufactured with potentially defective 48 volt electrical systems that may experience an event overload. If this occurs, it could cause a failure of the Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET) and result in a DCDC converter electrical short-circuit, increasing the risk of a fire, NHTSA said. Land Rover's number for this recall is
What's the Problem?
The second row seat frame assembly on affected Land Rover Discovery SUVs may be missing fasteners, resulting in a seat frame with insufficient strength, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In the event of a crash, the seats may not properly secure the occupants, increasing their risk of injury.
If you purchased a Land Rover Discovery that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately, NHTSA said. Land Rover is contacting owners and will repair the problem, free of charge. This recall began on March 19, 2020.
Do I Have a Land Rover Recalls Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Land Rover Recalls Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled Land Rover Discovery, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.