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16:00  07 september  2019
16:00  07 september  2019 Source:   uk.motor1.com

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Sorry McLaren Senna owners in the United States, there' s a recall for your hypercar because damage to the wiring harness can cause the engine to stall . McLaren discovered this issue on August 1, 2019, when an inspection of a customer' s vehicle showed chafing on the outer sleeve of the engine

The McLaren Senna is hardly a mass-produced car, but a group of owners will need to visit their local dealers soon due to a recall . According to documents filed with NHTSA, McLaren is set to recall the Senna supercar over chafing wires. If the wires become damaged, they could allow the engine to stall .

McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren Senna recalled in U.S. for engine stalling
McLaren checked a sample of Sennas and found this issue in 15 percent of them.

Sorry McLaren Senna owners in the United States, there's a recall for your hypercar because damage to the wiring harness can cause the engine to stall. The problem affects 129 vehicles, which are all of the deliveries in the country prior to August 8, 2019.

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The Senna is one of the most exciting supercars out there, a no-nonsense McLaren made to go as Codenamed P15, the Senna is also under recall in Australia where 13 units are to be repaired. Documents filed with the ACCC claim that the engine may stall if there’ s damage to the wires within

McLaren has issued a recall for its track-focused Senna hypercar in Australia. Documents from the Australian Competition and Consumer If this were to occur, McLaren has determined that the engine may stall , misfire, or rupture the exhaust system and potentially cause a loss of power, increasing the

According to McLaren's recall report, a portion of the wiring harness can come into contact "with a metal link pipe heatshield." Over time, this can chafe the harness and expose the wires inside of it.

Depending on which wire is damaged, there can be different results. The potential issues include entering limp home mode, torque limitation, stalling, engine misfire, and unburnt fuel entering the catalytic converter, which could damage it.

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McLaren examined a test sampling of 61 Sennas and found 15 percent of them had some level of chafing to the harness. None of the vehicles in this sample had enough damage to the actual wiring inside the harness to cause an engine problem, though.

In the recall report, the automaker specifies that it "is not aware of any incidents in the field, warranty claims or customer complaints involving engine harness chaffing."

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When damaged, the engine could stall which causes a misfire. They have not said whether this is related to the fires or not but at least they are doing a recall . McLaren have said that they will contact those who qualify for the free fix as they have a list of VIN numbers which you can view here.

McLaren discovered this issue on August 1, 2019, when an inspection of a customer's vehicle showed chafing on the outer sleeve of the engine wiring harness. The company began an investigation and found this wasn't an isolated incident.

To fix the problem, McLaren technicians will re-route the harness. The company's statement to dealers says that the repair should require 1.85 hours to complete.

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