Sudden Loss of Power Brake Power Assist
Early model years of the Range Rover Evoque's 1st generation can experience a sudden loss of power brake assist. The engine-powered brake vacuum pumps need a constant supply of oil to avoid overheating. It appears oil sludge in Land Rover's…Continue reading article "Sudden Loss of Power Brake Power Assist"
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Any 2020 Range Rover Evoque SUVs with the "climate specification" front seats have been recalled because the Dinamica cloth can burn way too fast. Climate and burning, how eerily topical.
And because that's not enough, the SUVs (with or without the special seats) have also been recalled because their second row seat belt assemblies are failing. Will someone tell 2020 about the mercy rule?…keep reading article "Range Rover Evoque Recalled Twice To Cap Off a Dreadful Year"
Land Rover is recalling over 3,000 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque MHEV vehicles from the 2020 model year because of potential electrical fires.
Here's how it breaks down (have your lab goggles ready because we're about the get really scienc-y here for a second)...
The vehicle's 48-volt electrical systems overloads → causing the metal oxide semi-conductor field effect transisitors to break down (MOSFET) → leading to a short circuit in the DC-DC converter.…keep reading article "Overloaded 48V Electrical System Can Cause Electrical Fires in the 2020 Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque MHEV"
Range Rover Evoque owners continue to have problems with a sudden loss of their power brakes, and they've made over 200 warranty claims.
That's been enough to get the National Highwaty Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to upgrade their investigation. The investigation was originally opened in December of 2018.
Federal investigators will use data from the new warranty claims as well as data from a group of peer vehicles to determine if and how widespread a potential recall would be.keep reading article "The Investigation Into the Range Rover Evoque's Sudden Loss of Power Brake Assist Has Been Upgraded"
30,000 Range Rover Evokes are under investigation for a sudden loss of power brakes.
According to the government, a Range Rover Evoque driver says he was driving when he lost the brakes with his wife and two kids in the vehicle. Only after shifting into NEUTRAL was he able to get the vehicle stopped on the shoulder. 😳 At the repair shop they found that the brake booster had failed. And they aren’t the only ones.
The brake booster uses vacuum created by the engine to help multiply the force that your foot applies to the master cylinder when you press the pedal to stop your SUV.…keep reading article "Evoque Under Investigation for Sudden Power Brake Failure"