Jaguar and LR to be investigated by NHTSA due to problems in the gearbox

Jaguar F-Pace 2016

We have a time, reporting that the Group Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) and has some other problem in the united States with the selector knobs of your gearbox automatic 8-relationships, and provenance ZF. These problems have already caused (we do not know whether negligent or not) the death of at least one person (the actor Anton Yelchin) but it could cause more accidents and injuries if that does not solve the problem.

As we all know car manufacturers Jaguar and Land Rover also mounted to the same gearbox that carry some models of the FCA and how it is logical are also afflicted with this small problem. Situation that has been exacerbated by complaints from seven clients that have been communicated to the brand that after you have parked your vehicle by following (allegedly) the instructions in the instruction manual, the vehicle is moved unintentionally.

Jaguar XF diésel AWD

After this notification to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been put to work for to investigate what is going on with these cars and their gearboxes. According to the information provided by the security agency have been produced several wounded (do not specify the severity although likely to be low) and therefore can’t let go of the situation without to apperceive the brands for you to correct the situation.

The first data show that might have affected a few 39.000 vehicles between Jaguars and Land Rovers and among them the highest number of vehicles with this gearbox, there are the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque and Jaguar XF sedan. These models and others of both signatures will be called to pass as fast as possible by an official service to verify the control software of the gearbox while studying what can be the best solution to end this problem.

Meanwhile, the FCA will also do the same with their models so as not to produce more incidents.

Source – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)