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…
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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.
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.…