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Jeep Cherokee recall 97I002000

Recall 97I002000
Drive Train, September 15, 1997
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995

Mfr's Report Date:
September 15, 1997

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97I002000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1010400

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. DRIVERS CAN MISTAKENLY STEP ON THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WHEN THEY INTEND TO STEP ON THE BRAKE PEDAL.

Consequence: PEDAL MISAPPLICATION BY A DRIVER CAN CAUSE UNINTENDED ACCELERATION.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SHIFT INTERLOCK ON THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OF THESE VEHICLES.

Notes: NOTE:CHRYSLER HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN TO INSTALL A SHIFT INTERLOCK ON THESE VEHICLES.OWNERS CAN CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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