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2010 Dodge Nitro, Dodge Ram, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Wrangler Recalled


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Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
DODGE / NITRO 2010
DODGE / RAM 2010
JEEP / LIBERTY 2010
JEEP / WRANGLER 2010

Manufacturer: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
Mfr's Report Date: JUL 07, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V315000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Potential Number of Units Affected: N/A

Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 LEFT HAND DRIVE JEEP LIBERTY, DODGE NITRO AND RAM 1500 TRUCK; RIGHT AND LEFT HAND DRIVE JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY FORMED MASTER CYLINDER TO HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT (HCU) BRAKE TUBE ASSEMBLY END FLARE.

Consequence:
THIS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID AND REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE TUBES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-853-1403 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-800-853-1403 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Notes:
CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NO. K15. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236(TTY 1-800-424-9153) 1-800-424-9153 end_of_the_skype_highlighting), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .