Recalls & Defects For 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee


Vehicle Report: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee


Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Equipment

Report Receipt Date: 09/23/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v686000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain model year 2017 jeep grand cherokee manufactured august 8, 2016 through august 16, 2016. in the affected vehicles, the rear tow hook bracket or tow eye bracket may be loose.

Consequence
If the tow bracket is loose, the bracket may detach from the vehicle while being it is being driven, possibly becoming a road hazard. if the bracket detaches during a vehicle recovery, there may be a loss of control of the towed vehicle. either scenario increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will confirm both tow hook bracket bolts are properly tightened, free of charge. the recall began on october 31, 2016. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is s73.

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 www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Equipment:other:owners/Service/Other Manual

Report Receipt Date: 07/07/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v433000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017 jeep compass vehicles. the affected vehicles have user's guides that contain incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, specifically, the polarity of the battery terminals are reversed in the battery terminal graphic.

Consequence
If a customer follows the user's guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing their risk of injury.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners and will replace the user's guides with a corrected version, free of charge. the recall began august 22, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t46.

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 www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Power Train:axle Assembly:axle Shaft

Report Receipt Date: 05/09/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v301000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017 jeep compass vehicles equipped with a 6-speed transmission. the left front halfshaft may not be properly seated, and, as a result, it may disengage from the transmission and/or break.

Consequence
If the left front halfshaft disengages or breaks, the vehicle will have a loss of drive. additionally, if the vehicle is parked without using the parking brake, the vehicle may roll, despite being in 'park.' either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, dealers will inspect the left front halfshaft for engagement and replace any that are not properly engaged in the transmission, free of charge. the recall began on june 12, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t26.

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 www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Engine and Engine Cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-Charger

Report Receipt Date: 10/19/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17e061000

Summary
Accessible technologies, inc. (ati) is recalling certain procharger superchargers, model numbers ab037a-100, ab037a-100p, and a037a-100b, sold for installation on 2012-2017 jeep grand cherokee srt8 and srt vehicles. the supercharger mounting bracket may contact and damage the abs line, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak.

Consequence
A brake fluid leak may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Ati will notify owners and will replace the supercharger brackets, free of charge. the recall began on december 12, 2017. owners may contact ati customer service at 1-913-338-2886.

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 www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Electrical System:wiring

Report Receipt Date: 05/17/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v332000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2014-2018 dodge journey, charger and durango, ram 2500, 3500, 3500 cab chassis (more than 10,000lb), 4500 cab chassis and 5500 cab chassis, jeep cherokee and grand cherokee and chrysler 300, 2014-2019 ram 1500, 2015-2018 dodge challenger, 2015-2017 chrysler 200, 2016-2018 ram 3500 cab chassis (less than 10,000 lb), 2017-2018 chrysler pacifica and 2018 jeep wrangler vehicles. these vehicles are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. if, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.

Consequence
If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the software, and perform a software flash on the engine or powertrain control module, free of charge. the recall began june 4, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. note: owners are advised to stop using cruise control until the software update has been performed. in the event that cruise control cannot be disengaged while driving, owners should firmly and steadily apply the brakes and shift the transmission to neutral, placing the vehicle in park once it has stopped.

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 www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Electrical System: Instrument Panel

Report Receipt Date: 11/21/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v740000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain model year 2017-2018 jeep compass vehicles. the brightness of the backlighting for the instrument panel cluster (ipc) cannot be adjusted. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 101, "controls and displays."

Consequence
An instrument cluster that is too bright, and cannot be dimmed, can reduce the driver's ability to see at night, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update ipc software, as necessary, free of charge. the recall began december 8, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t70.

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 www.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Equipment

Report Receipt Date: 12/21/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v824000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling various dodge, chrysler, and ram vehicles equipped with kidde plastic-handle or push button 'pindicator' fire extinguishers. a list of the affected trailer models is available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/rmisc-17v824-0103.pdf. these extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. for a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/rmisc-17e062-5427.pdf

Consequence
If the fire extinguisher does not function properly, it can increase the risk of injury in the event of a fire.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners instructing them to contact kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. the recall began february 14, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403 or kidde customer service service toll-free at 1-855-262-3540, or online at www.kidde.com and click on "product safety recall" for more information. chrysler's number for this recall is t82.

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 www.safercar.gov.



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