Jeep Liberty Recalled• NHTSA Recall No. 01V380)
• DaimlerChrysler Corporation
• Models: Jeep Liberty Year: 2002
• Number Involved: 102,000
• Dates of Manufacture: January - November 2001
• Defect: In the event of a frontal offset collision in these sport utility vehicles, sharp edges on the power steering pressure hose bracket could cut the front impact sensor wiring insulation, causing a short circuit in the wiring. This could delay the deployment of the air bag system, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant.
Remedy: Dealers will wrap the front impact sensor wire harness with protective insulation to prevent the possibility of damage.
DaimlerChrysler has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.