Jeep Recall Check
Being a driver, it is important to ensure the security of the vehicle and the safety of your passengers. Car owners may not be aware that their vehicle has been recalled for defects. Driving your vehicle on the road with unfixed safety recalls is dangerous. To find out if your car has an open or unfixed recall, you can run a Jeep recall check.
How do I check if my Jeep has a recall?
Look for your Jeep VIN:
Enter the 17-digit vehicle identification number:
A Jeep Recall check by VinCheck.info covers:
|Recalls and defects|
|Car report summary|
What does a Jeep recall announcement include?
If there are recalls for your Jeep, check the following:
- NHTSA Campaign Number: identification number assigned to a recall
- Summary: details of the recall such as the vehicles covered, where the vehicles were sold or registered, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards,
- Consequences: how the recall may compromise the operation and safety of the vehicle
- Remedy: how the problem can be fixed (repair, replacement or refund) and how to contact Jeep for assistance
How should I contact Jeep about an open recall?
For more information regarding recalls:
- Jeep Recall Hotline: (800) 853-1403
You may also check recall information for safety and defects at the official Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) website.
- NHTSA: National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)
How do I fix a Jeep recall?
A recall notice will be sent to you if your car has been affected. You can also find out if your vehicle is impacted by the recall on Jeep Recall Information website. You’ll need to enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to verify if your vehicle is involved in a recall campaign. If there is a recall in your vehicle, contact your Jeep dealer immediately to schedule a service appointment.
What are the latest Jeep recalls?
Every year, car manufacturers recall vehicles for safety defects or for failing to meet minimum quality standards. The latest recalls involving Jeep vehicles are the following:
|Faulty clutch pressure plate||2018-2021 Jeep Wrangler|
2020-2021 Jeep Gladiator
(Models with manual transmission)
|The clutch pressure plate may overheat and fracture due to excessive friction, increasing the risk of a fire.||Dealers will update software to reduce engine torque capability free of charge.|
|Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler may crack||2014-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee|
(Models with 3.0L EcoDiesel engines)
|The EGR cooler may crack due to “thermal fatigue” and release pre-heated vaporized coolant into the EGR system causing an engine fire.||FCA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EGR cooler free of charge. If necessary,dealers will also inspect and replace the intake manifold.|
|Power Transfer Unit (PTU) Input Splines may break||2014-2017 Jeep Cherokee||There may be a loss of engagement in the connection between the transmission and the front wheels, resulting in the PTU and transmission not engaging. If that happens, power cannot be transferred while the vehicle is in motion. It could also fail to engage the Park function while stationary.||FCA will notify owners and dealers will conduct a software update.|
|Lower control arm may separate from the axle||2020 Jeep Wrangler||The left side lower control arm bracket and weld may not be positioned correctly. The improper weld may allow the lower control arm to separate from the axle which can increase the risk of a crash.||FCA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front axles, replacing them as necessary, at no cost to the owners.|
Is my Jeep affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?
The Takata airbag recall affects millions of vehicles sold in the United States. When deployed, sharp metal fragments from the exploding Takata airbag inflators may hit the driver and passengers increasing the risk of death or injury. Of the recalled vehicles, a large number of Jeep Wrangler models have been affected. If you got a recall notice, bring your car to a Jeep dealership to have your Takata airbag inflators replaced for free.
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Can I search recalls for a Jeep using a license plate number?
VinCheck.info has a free car license plate lookup service to check your Jeep vehicle for any open recalls.
Run a Recall Lookup by License Plate Number:
Why should I run a Jeep Recall Check?
For safety reasons, you should periodically check your Jeep for recalls. You might put yourself and others at serious risk if your vehicle is too dangerous to drive.
- Check for Jeep safety defects. Several million vehicles with safety defects have been recalled by NHTSA in 2020.
- Check for Jeep compliance to federal safety standards. Your car might not meet the legal requirements for safety that could increase the risk of a crash, resulting in death or injury to vehicle occupants.
- Save yourself from heartbreak. You can avoid purchasing used cars with a recall notice that still needs to be resolved.
- You can act on the recall. If there’s a safety recall on your vehicle, you can schedule an appointment with the dealer to get the repairs done.
Unravel the full story of your vehicle with a Jeep Recall Check now: