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Recent Land Rover Recall News

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  1. Land Rover's automatic high beams currently violate federal law because they don't indicate to the driver when they're active.

    There are 27,000 vehicles that need to be recalled to fix this problem. In theory, the automatic nature of the system should prevent any unintentional blinding of oncoming traffic. But drivers won't know one way or another until they get the fix.…

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  2. 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?…

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  3. Land Rover is issuing a recall for a dangerous electrical issue in the 2019-2020 Discovery SUV.

    They opened an investigation back in April after an increasing number of warranty claims were made saying the vehicle's electrical functions "cut out at highway speeds." That's never good.…

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  4. 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.…

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  5. Land Rover's automonomous emergency braking (AEB) feature may be disabled without any warning light indicating there's a problem.

    The issue is believed to only affect 86 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and Discovery vehicles. The automaker says a driver won't know the system isn't working, a problem Land Rover says can be fixed by updating the software.

    Pro tip: never assume autonomous braking is going to work. A recall starting on November 9th will update the vehicle's software to fix the problem.

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