“NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V175000
Report Receipt Date: MAY 07, 2013
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 295,345
All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle MakeModel & Model Year(s)
JEEP COMMANDER (2006-2010) &
JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE (2005-2010)
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year
2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, through March 9, 2010;
2006-2010 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, through March 10, 2010.
A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.
If the vehicle shifts into neutral, it may roll away increasing the risk of a crash or personal injury.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler’s recall campaign number is N23.
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.”
Text Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov
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