Jaguar Land Rover recalls 1,400 vehicles worldwide

Land Rover Evoque

Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to recall around 1,400 vehicles worldwide due to problems with brakes and steering boxes.

According to the British carmaker, around 800 units of the Evoque were affected by the steering issue, while 600 units of the Evoque and Freelander would be recalled because of the brakes fault. No reports on accidents or injuries related to these two problems have been reported yet.

A JLR spokesman said: "Land Rover is voluntarily conducting a safety recall to inspect the power assisted steering gear mounting fixings in certain Range Rover Evoque models and the brake calipers in certain Freelander and Evoque models. Customers will vehicles that are potentially affected by these issues will be contacted in the near future."

The affected vehicles were built at JLR's Halewood facility in Merseyside.

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