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Jaguar Land Rover to recall vehicles over engine hazard

Staff Writer |
Jaguar Land Rover will recall 68,828 vehicles in China due to an engine safety hazard, according to the national quality watchdog.

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The recall was filed by Jaguar Land Rover China to the State Administration for Market Regulation.

Starting from April 5, the recall includes 42,000 Discovery 4 models produced between 2009 and 2016 and more than 20,000 Range Rover Sport models produced from 2009 to 2013.

Crankshaft bearings on the cars may experience earlier-than-expected wear and tear and even break under extreme conditions, causing engine stalling.

The automaker will check all affected vehicles and replace defective parts free of charge.

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