A recall notice forLand Rover Discovery and Defender MY2021 supplied by Jaguar Land Rover Australia as the fixing nuts which connect the exhaust downpipe to the catalytic convertor may not have been tightened to specification. The fixings may loosen over time, which may cause a hot exhaust gas leak into the engine bay.
Jaguar Land Rover Australia - Land Rover Discovery and Defender MY2021
26 May 2021
Land Rover Discovery and Defender 3.0L 6-cylinder diesel engine vehicles
Model Year 2021
533 affected vehicles
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list
What are the defects?
The fixing nuts which connect the exhaust downpipe to the catalytic convertor may not have been tightened to specification. The fixings may loosen over time, which may cause a hot exhaust gas leak into the engine bay.
What are the hazards?
If a hot exhaust gas leak occurs, this may cause localised heat damage and, if sustained, can lead to under bonnet smoke and a vehicle fire. A vehicle fire could increase the risk injury or death to vehicle occupants or bystanders.
What should consumers do?
Jaguar Land Rover will write to all affected owners and ask them to contact their preferred/authorised repairer as soon as possible to arrange a repair, free of charge.
For more information, owners can contact the Jaguar Land Rover Customer Relationship Centre on
1800 625 642 (Monday to Friday, 8am - 8pm and Saturday, 9am - 4pm) or by email on email@example.com
To find your nearest Jaguar Land Rover dealer, visit https://www.landrover.com.au/national-dealer-locator.html
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
- 2 November 2020 - 11 March 2021
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.