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Jaguar Land Rover to Recall 62,000 Vehicles Due to Air Bag Issue

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Thinkstock 022115 LandRover?  SQUARESPACE CACHEVERSION=1424556802049Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling nearly 62,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to an airbag issue.

According to a letter sent to the company by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the passenger air bag in the vehicles may be disabled. The vehicles, manufactured between August 2012 and February 2015, include Range Rovers from the model years 2013 to 2015 and Range Rover Sport vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years.

NHTSA says that a light weight adult front seat passenger may be improperly classified by the vehicle’s occupant classification system. Such an issue could disable to passenger air bag, increasing risk of injury in a crash.

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