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

November 3, 2010

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

10V550000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Potential Number of Units Affected:

16,229

Summary:

CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 JEEP LIBERTY VEHICLES. THE VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTORS THAT CONTAIN EXCESS ADHESIVE THAT MAY ALLOW FOR WATER INTRUSION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN INTERMITTENT AND EVENTUALLY INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPER OPERATION.

Consequence:

A FAILING OR INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM WILL REDUCE A DRIVER¿S VISIBILITY WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:

CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NO. K24. OWNERS 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 .

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration