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Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall 01V348000

Chrysler Recalls 2002 Grand Cherokees Due to Misrouted Vent Hose

Recall Details

Chrysler is recalling 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokees because the onboard vapor recovery system vent hose may have been misrouted, which can allow water to enter the canister. If this happens, fuel can spill out of the filter tube when refueling the tank. In the presence of an ignition source, fuel leakage may result in a fire. Dealers will inspect and reposition the vent hose and possibly replace the canister assembly.

Engine, December 3, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 3, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
38,700
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V348000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE ONBOARD VAPOR RECOVERY SYSTEM VENT HOSE MAY HAVE BEEN MISROUTED. THIS COULD ALLOW WATER TO ENTER THE CANISTER WHICH CAN CAUSE FUEL TO SPILL OUT OF THE FILLER TUBE WHEN REFUELING THE TANK.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT (AND REPOSITION AS NECESSARY) THE VENT HOSE. IF THE VENT HOSE IS FOUND IN THE BENT DOWN POSITION, AND THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN DRIVEN MORE THAN 20 MILES, THE CANISTER ASSEMBLY WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 3, 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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