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Crash Test Data for 2017 Jeep

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Service Bulletins for 2017 Jeep

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Recalls for 2017 Jeep

2017 JEEP CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:10/13/2016 - 10/17/2016
Potential Units Affected:88

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) 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.

Consequence:

If the driver's knee air bag does not properly inflate, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Action:

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 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S84.
2017 JEEP COMPASS
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:10/27/2016 - 04/07/2017
Potential Units Affected:1178

Defect Description:

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.

Action:

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 is expected to begin on June 23, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T26.
2017 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:08/08/2016 - 08/16/2016
Potential Units Affected:100

Defect Description:

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.

Action:

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.
2017 JEEP WRANGLER
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:06/16/2015 - 08/14/2016
Potential Units Affected:182743

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured June 16, 2015, to August 14, 2016. In certain crash conditions, the front impact sensor wiring may be pulled until it detaches before a signal can be received by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC).

Consequence:

If the ORC module does not receive a signal from the front impact sensor, both frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners will not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the front impact sensor wiring and relocate the impact sensor branch, free of charge. The recall began on November 10, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S76.
2017 JEEP WRANGLER
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:11/01/2016 - 11/03/2016
Potential Units Affected:359

Defect 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:

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

Action:

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 began January 12, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S90.