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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 CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:02/27/2017 - 08/10/2017
Potential Units Affected:22242

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The tire and rim size information required to be on the Certification label was omitted during manufacturing, which may result in an incorrect tire and rim combination being installed on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The missing tire and rim designation information may lead to an incorrect combination being installed on the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and will provide a corrected certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 20, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T53.
2017 JEEP CHEROKEE
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:02/27/2017 - 08/10/2017
Potential Units Affected:22242

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The tire and rim size information required to be on the Certification label was omitted during manufacturing, which may result in an incorrect tire and rim combination being installed on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

The missing tire and rim designation information may lead to an incorrect combination being installed on the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and will provide a corrected certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 20, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T53.
2017 JEEP COMPASS
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:10/17/2016 - 04/28/2017
Potential Units Affected:12989

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Compass vehicles. The affected vehicles have User's Guides that contain incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, specifically, the polarity of the battery terminals are reversed in the battery terminal graphic.

Consequence:

If a customer follows the User's Guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing their risk of injury.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and will replace the User's Guides with a corrected version, free of charge. The recall began August 22, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T46.
2017 JEEP COMPASS
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:10/27/2016 - 06/01/2017
Potential Units Affected:4705

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 began on June 12, 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 RENEGADE
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:06/01/2017 - 07/20/2017
Potential Units Affected:3002

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Renegade vehicles. Due to a software issue, multiple malfunction indicator lamps may illuminate on the instrument panel when no malfunction exists. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."

Consequence:

If the malfunction indicator lamps illuminate at incorrect times, the driver may be unaware when a true malfunction occurs, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the Instrument Panel Control software, free of charge. The recall began on September 14, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T50.
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.