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RECALL 16V849000: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
« on: November 26, 2016, 02:05:35 pm »
CAMPAIGN #: 16V849000
MAKE: JEEP
MODEL: WRANGLER
YEAR: 2017
MFR CAMPAIGN #: S90
COMPONENT DESCRIPTION: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
MANUFACTURER: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
BEGIN DATE OF MANUFACTURING: 20161101
END DATE OF MANUFACTURING: 20161103
POTENTIAL # OF UNITS AFFECTED: 359
MANUFACTURERS OF RECALLED VEHICLES/PRODUCTS: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
REPORT RECEIVED DATE: 20161123
RECORD CREATION DATE: 20161126
REGULATION PART #:
FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD #:
DEFECT SUMMARY:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) 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.

CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

CORRECTIVE SUMMARY:
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 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S90.

RECALL 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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