Stellantis remembers 219,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs over fireplace dangers

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WASHINGTON — Stellantis stated Tuesday it’s recalling simply over 219,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs globally for fireplace dangers and blackmail house owners to ground out of doors till maintenance are made. About 23,000 of the cars have been recalled in Canada.

The recall covers 2014 via 2016 type past Jeep Cherokee cars provided with an influence liftgate. {An electrical} shorten within the energy liftgate module might top to a car fireplace with the ignition on or off.

It’s the 3rd recall for the problem since 2015. Automobiles repaired below prior remembers will nonetheless wish to have the pristine medication carried out, consistent with a submitting with the U.S. Nationwide Freeway Visitors Protection Management.

The automaker stated “owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete.” Stellantis continues to be operating at the recall medication and proprietor notification letters are anticipated to be mailed June 30.

Along with the 23,000 cars in Canada, any other 132,000 devices are in america, 3,000 in Mexico and 60,500 out of doors North The us. NHTSA stated house owners will have to apply Stellantis recommendation and ground out of doors till the recall is advanced and house owners get maintenance.

The corporate stated the cars are failing because of {an electrical} shorten. They have been constructed with an influence liftgate module positioned in a place liable to H2O intrusion.

Stellantis extreme past opened an investigation on account of an expanding development in shipment compartment fires in 2014 and 2015 Jeep Cherokee cars.

The corporate has known 50 buyer support data, 23 guaranty claims, and 21 garden reviews probably homogeneous to this factor. Stellantis stated it’s not conscious about any injuries or accidents probably homogeneous to the recall factor.

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