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Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall 06V197000

Chrysler Recalls 2003-2004 Grand Cherokees Due to Overheating Seats

Recall Details

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., July 24, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
July 24, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
111,687
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V197000
Component
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

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.
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