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Jeep Grand Cherokee recall 06V197000

Chrysler Recalls 2003-2004 Grand Cherokees Due to Overheating Seats
Body, Interior & Misc., July 24, 2006

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Chrysler is recalling 2003-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees with heated seats. The front seat electric heater elements may overheat, which could cause a fire or injury. Dealers will replace the front seat heater elements free of charge.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2003, 2004

Mfr's Report Date:
July 24, 2006

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V197000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

Potential Number of Units Affected: 111687

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HEATED SEATS, THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT ELECTRIC HEATER ELEMENT COULD OVERHEAT.

Consequence: OVERHEATING COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE A FIRE.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEATED SEAT ELEMENTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 24, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLER CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: DAIMLER CHRYSLER RECALL NO. F17.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┬┐S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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