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Jeep recalls 92k Grand Cherokee SUVs over electrical issue

Jeep recalls 92k Grand Cherokee SUVs over electrical issue - Autoblog



Report Receipt Date: OCT 17, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V483000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 91,559

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JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2014

Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC

SUMMARY

Chrysler Group, LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 8, 2013, through August 20, 2013. Due to a disruption of computer communications and loose alternator ground wires, the affected vehicles may experience random illumination of multiple instrument cluster warning lights, loss of cluster illumination and loss of anti-lock brake system (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC) function. Because of these conditions, the vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 101, "Controls and Displays," and No. 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."

CONSEQUENCE

A loss of ABS and ESC function reduces the driver's ability to control the vehicle. Drivers would not be warned of brake system failures or any other failures which would be illuminated on the dashboard display. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS and instrument cluster module software and tighten the alternator ground wire, free of charge. The recall is planned to begin in November 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N58.

NOTES

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to Home | Safercar -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
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Old 11-08-2013, 12:34 PM
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Re: Jeep recalls 92k Grand Cherokee SUVs over electrical issue

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Does this effect 2014 Grand Cherokee SRT?

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Does this effect 2014 Grand Cherokee SRT?

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Re: Jeep recalls 92k Grand Cherokee SUVs over electrical issue

If you've registered your Jeep at www.moparownerconnect.com, there will be a notice on the first page that comes up after you sign in advising of this (and any future) recall on your GC.
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" loose alternator ground wires" Gee whiz really ? 8*).
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" loose alternator ground wires" Gee whiz really ? 8*).
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You'd think the union workers on the assembly line could have at least got that right!

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