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Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall 01V374000

Chrysler Recalls 2002 Grand Cherokees Due to Possible Fuel Leakage

Engine, December 24, 2001

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Summary:

Chrysler is recalling 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokees because the fuel inlet check valve may stick in the partially open position, which can cause fuel to spill out of the filler tube during refueling. In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage can result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel inlet check valve and replace the fuel tank assembly, if necessary.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2002

Manufacturer's Report Date: December 24, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V374000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 50,200

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE FUEL INLET CHECK VALVE COULD STICK IN THE PARTIALLY OPEN POSITION. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE FUEL TO SPILL OUT OF THE FILLER TUBE DURING REFUELING.

Consequence: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL INLET CHECK VALVE. VEHICLES FOUND TO HAVE A STICKING FUEL INLET CHECK VALVE WILL HAVE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 24, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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