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Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall 01V374000

Chrysler Recalls 2002 Grand Cherokees Due to Possible Fuel Leakage

Recall Details

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.

Engine, December 24, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 24, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
50,200
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V374000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

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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