Jaguar Recall : Jaguar/Lower Ball Joints

2000 Jaguar S-Type

If the ball joint attaching nuts are not adequately tightened, they can loosen and ultimately, result in fracture of the ball joint stud. If the ball joint fractures, control of the vehicle could be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Front — Control Arm — Lower Ball Joint

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The front suspension lower ball joints were not tightened to specifications when they were attached to the lower control arms.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the torque on the two ball joint attaching nuts. Vehicles with loose ball joint attaching nuts will either have the fasteners tightened to specification, or if necessary, the ball joints will be replaced.
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Date Announced
NOV 06, 2000
Vehicles Affected
38,681
NHTSA Campaign #
00V359002
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