Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

May 7, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V175000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected:

295,345

Summary:

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, through March 9, 2010; and 2006-2010 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, through March 10, 2010. A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.

Consequence:

A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.

Remedy:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration