2023 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport recalled due to engine fire risk

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V8-powered versions of the new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport could catch fire due to a engine oil cooler fault.

Jaguar Land Rover Australia has recalled 18 examples of its 2023 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, due to a common fault between the vehicles’ engine oil coolers which can lead to a fire.

The recall notice, lodged with the Department of Infrastructure, says: “Due to a manufacturing defect, the threaded nut securing the engine oil cooler hose may not have been tightened sufficiently. As a result, the cooler hose could become loose and detach.

“If this occurs, engine oil could leak into the engine bay and accumulate in the presence of an ignition source resulting in a vehicle fire.

“A vehicle fire could increase the risk of injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users and bystanders, and/or damage to property.”

Date of recall notice 13 December 2023
Make Land Rover
Model Range Rover and Range Rover Sport
Year 2023
Vehicles affected 18
VIN list Click here to download the list of affected VINs
Contact link Click here to contact the manufacturer

Jaguar Land Rover Australia advises owners to contact their preferred authorised dealer to have the engine oil cooler hose fixings inspected and replaced if required, free of charge.

Alternatively, owners can contact the Land Rover Customer Relations Center for more information by calling 1800 625 642 or emailing [email protected].

Jordan Mulach is Canberra/Ngunnawal born, currently residing in Brisbane/Turrbal. Joining the Drive team in 2022, Jordan has previously worked for Auto Action, MotorsportM8, The Supercars Collective and TouringCarTimes, WhichCar, Wheels, Motor and Street Machine. Jordan is a self-described iRacing addict and can be found on weekends either behind the wheel of his Octavia RS or swearing at his ZH Fairlane.

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