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    Jeep Liberty
    Official: Chrysler accelerates Jeep recall repairs from 2018 to March
    2014-07-17

    You may remember that Jeep's unusual fix for this recall involves fitting a trailer hitch. The recall of about 1.5 million models of the 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty and 1993-1998 Grand Cherokee over fuel tanks may finish far sooner than originally estimated. In a new filing from Jeep's parent, Chrysler Group, with the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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    Report: NHTSA investigating why Jeep recall fix is taking so long
    2014-07-07

    Jeep's saga with the National Traffic Safety Administration and the voluntary campaign to repair 1.56 million vehicles for allegedly unsafe trailer hitches, is getting yet another chapter. The controversy appeared to finally be over in January when the automaker found a supplier for the replacement parts. Nothing is ever that easy, though, and the ...

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    Report: Airbag fault on 1M recalled Jeeps getting second look from NHTSA [UPDATE]
    2014-06-02

    UPDATE: Here is the statement we received from Chrysler regarding NHTSA's query: "Chrysler Group LLC advised the National Highway Traffic Administration of the six reports and, in accordance with the Company's long-standing practice, is cooperating fully with the resulting investigation. Customer safety is paramount at Chrysler Group. Customers who are ...

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    Followup: NHTSA closes book on Jeep 'trailer hitch' recall after all
    2014-01-20

    After much debating and hand-wringing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now says it has "no reservations" with Chrysler's plan to recall certain Jeep Liberty and Grand Cherokee models over concerns that their fuel tanks, which are located behind the rear axle, could rupture or leak in the event of a rear impact. The longstanding argument ...

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    Followup: 7 months later, Jeep 'trailer hitch' recall still stalled
    2014-01-14

    For the past few years, Chrysler and its CEO, Sergio Marchionne, have gone head-to-head with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its boss, David Strickland, over the government safety agency's request for Chrysler to recall almost three-million Jeep vehicles due to what NHTSA says is a safety issue that has caused at least 51 deaths. ...

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    Report: NHTSA still mulling crash tests for recalled Jeeps
    2013-08-15

    Well, no one should ever accuse the government of not giving things plenty of thought. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is still debating whether it will retest any of the 1.56 million 1992 to 1998 Grand Cherokees and 2002 to 2007 Libertys that were part of a recall regarding fires after rear-end collisions. And yes, this debate has been ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling nearly half a million vehicles with active head restraints
    2013-07-04

    Chrysler has announced that it will recall roughly 490,000 vehicles around the globe due to a potential active head-restraint problem. The problem is being blamed on "potentially faulty microcontrollers" that may keep the vehicles' anti-whiplash active safety feature from working properly. Chrysler says it has no knowledge of any accidents or injuries ...

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    Report: NHTSA may test recalled Jeep to see if trailer hitch fix works
    2013-07-02

    Despite the fact that Chrysler and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have compromised on last month's heated recall situation involving the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty, it looks like the matter is still far from over. The Detroit News is reporting that NHTSA could end up crash testing the repaired vehicles, some of which are receiving ...

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    Report: NHTSA boss Strickland weighs in on Jeep recall fracas
    2013-06-15

    Adding yet another chapter to the ongoing Jeep recall story, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) head David Strickland has gone on record to defend the government's request that Chrysler recall 2.7 million out-of-production Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty vehicles after the agency investigated fiery rear-end collisions that ...

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    Jeep Liberty
    Report: Federal investigations about safety of rear-mounted gas tanks is nothing new
    2013-06-09

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Chrysler are currently making waves in our daily news feeds due to a disagreement over the safety of a few million Jeep Liberty and Grand Cherokee models. Specifically, NHTSA has asked Chrysler to recall the SUVs because of the location of their fuel tanks, but you may be interested to know that ...

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    Opinion: Chrysler taking big risk snubbing NHTSA
    2013-06-05

    Maker Insists Feds Overstate Risk Of Fires With Grand Cherokee, Liberty Models It's not often that recall stories make it above the fold, in that old newspaper parlance, but when one shows up as the lead story on the network evening news programs, you know it's something big. And so it is with Chrysler snubbing its nose at a request by the National ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling over 200k vehicles across its brands
    2013-04-10

    With more than 200,000 units across six separate recalls and almost all of its brands, it appears that Chrysler has officially jumped headfirst into the recall pool this month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued three official recalls for the automaker, and The Detroit News is reporting that the automaker itself has announced ...

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    Official: Jeep recalling nearly 1M Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs over airbag fault
    2012-11-09

    A recall has been issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for select model year Jeep Grand Cherokee models and Liberty vehicles over airbag concerns. The recall extends to 2002-2004 Grand Cherokee and 2002-2003 Liberty models, affecting nearly a million vehicles worldwide. The central recall issue is a faulty sensor in the airbag ...

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    Report: NHTSA now probing over 5M Jeep models over fuel tanks
    2012-06-14

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an investigation into certain Jeep models to an engineering analysis, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. NHTSA began investigating certain Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee and Liberty models with fuel tanks positioned behind the rear axle in late 2010. Regulators say fires tied to rear-impact ...

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    Recalls: Jeep adds 137,000 Liberty models to previous recall
    2012-06-12

    Chrysler has included an additional 137,000 vehicles in a previous Jeep Liberty recall, upping the total number of units covered to 356,900. The campaign initially included 2004 and 2005 Liberty models, but has been expanded to include units from model years 2006 and 2007 as well. The campaign is aimed at vehicles sold or registered in States with a high ...

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    Recalls: Jeep recalls 210K Liberty SUVs over corrosion issues
    2012-03-08

    Chrysler has announced that it's recalling 209,724 Jeep Liberty models for lower control arms that may fracture due to rust. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says the recall covers certain vehicles manufactured between July 3, 2003 and July 14 2005, which were originally sold or are currently registered in states with a high ...

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    Chrysler recalling 11,000 new vehicles over steering concern *UPDATE
    2011-06-16

    Chrysler has issued a recall that spans across its family lines. A missing or incorrectly installed rivet on the steering column could result in a loss of control. The recall affects the following 2011 model year vehicles: Chrysler 200 Chrysler 200 convertible Chrysler Town and Country Dodge Avenger Dodge Caliber Dodge Grand ...

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    Dodge recalling 22,000 2010MY trucks, SUVs over brake issue
    2010-07-12

    Chrysler has found a defect with certain 2010 Dodge Nitro, Dodge Ram 1500, Jeep Liberty and Jeep Wrangler models that could hinder braking. An improper flare on a brake tube that connects the master cylinder to the hydraulic control unit is being blamed for the problem. The HCU is part of the anti-lock braking system, and the faulty flare may leak and ...

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    Jeep Liberty
    Recall issued for potential brake failure on 2010 Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep vehicles
    2010-01-18

    The problem in question involves a retaining clip for the brake booster input rod – part of the brake hydraulics – which could be either be deformed or missing entirely. In such cases, the brakes could fail entirely and, suffice it to say, cause a crash. If you own one of these 24,000 vehicles, the government agency advises that you contact ...

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    Jeep recalling more than 47,000 Liberty, Commander, Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler models
    2009-04-14

    Chrysler is recalling over 47,000 models, including the 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Commander, and Wrangler four-door that may have reversed wiring on the driver's airbag controller, a defect that may inhibit the airbag's deployment. Additionally, the 2002 and 2003 Jeep Libertys sold in New England and much of the Midwest are susceptible to a loss of ...

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