Jeep Cherokee Recall 97I002000

Recall 97I002000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer'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:

1,010,400

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.

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