Jeep-Cherokee-Overland-2016-1-15-16
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall for aftermarket company Omix Ada. It also announced three recalls for Jeep models, though FCA reports there are no injuries or accidents associated with any of these campaigns. Read the specifics on each from NHTSA below.
16E-082 — Omix Ada, Inc. is recalling certain Replacement Steering Sector Shafts for early Willys and Jeep 1941-1966 CJ2a, CJ3a, Willys MB, and 1950-1952 M38 (military models), originally equipped with Ross steering boxes. The affected steering sector shafts, manufactured July 25, 2011, to October 14, 2016, may have an incomplete heat treatment, causing accelerated wear and possibly resulting in premature failure. Premature failure of the steering sector shaft can cause loss of control and increase the risk of a crash. Omix Ada will notify owners and will pay so that the affected steering sector shafts are replaced, free of charge. The recall began on November 30, 2016. Owners may contact Omix Ada customer service at 770-614-6101. Omix Ada’s number for this recall is RR1-16.

16V-799—Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2017 Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured October 13, 2016, to October 17, 2016. Improper welds on the driver’s knee air bag inflator may prevent the air bag from properly inflating. If the driver’s knee air bag does not properly inflate, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash. Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s knee air bag module, free of charge. The recall began November 9, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 800-8531403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is S84.

16V-814 — Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 10, 2016, to April 28, 2016 and equipped with a 3.6L engine built at the Saltillo engine plant. During the assembly of the engine, the fuel rail crossover tube may have been damaged, which, over time, may result in a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly for damage to the fuel rail crossover tube, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 23, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is S85.

16V-849 — Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2017 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured November 1, 2016, to November 3, 2016. The affected vehicles may have a fuel tank that has a cracked or broken control valve, possibly resulting in a fuel leak in a rollover event, debris in the fuel tank and/or the potential of over fueling the vehicle. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. Chrysler will notify owners, and Jeep dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace fuel tank and sending unit, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 2, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is S90.

MORE OFF-ROAD STORIES
2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Sporting LED Lighting

Tire Size Guide: How to Read Your Vehicle’s Tire Specifications

TAGS:  , , ,

Leave a reply