Fiat Chrysler US issues two recalls covering about 570,000 worldwide examples of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Compass, and Patriot, and Dodge Durango.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
- Brandon Turkus
- Feb 27, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 500,000 crossovers in an expansion of a September 2014 recall over the durability of the fuel-pump relay.
- Noah Joseph
- Apr 2, 2014
UPDATE: An earlier version of this story contained language erroneously linking this recall action to a Jeep Grand Cherokee/Dodge Durango brake recall announced in March. According to Eric Mayne, a media relations manager at Chrysler, the two safety issues are unrelated. The text in the story below has been updated to reflect this information.
- Brandon Turkus
- Mar 10, 2014
Chrysler has announced that it is recalling over 25,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from several markets over concerns about brake feel under hard braking. The affected models are from the 2012 and 2013 model years, although the actual dates of production aren't available. 18,700 are in the US, while 825 are in Canada, 530 are in Mexico and a further 5,200 outside of North America.
- Jonathon Ramsey
- Jan 15, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation into headliner fires experienced by a small number of Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango owners has been upgraded to an engineering analysis, the step before the initiation of a recall. In August last year the investigation began with 146,000 Grand Cherokees from 2012 after three complaints were received, but a report on Edmunds says it has been expanded to include 593,299 vehicles covering the 2011-2013 model years for the Jeep
- Steven J. Ewing
- Aug 23, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching an investigation into 146,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs from the 2012 model year, The Detroit News reports. This comes as the result of the government safety agency receiving three complaints from owners who cited fires inside the Jeep's cabin.