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Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall 09V117000

Chrysler Recalls 2001-2004 Grand Cherokees Due to Overheating Seats

Recall Details

Chrysler is recalling 2001-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees with heated seats and Chrysler recall no. 06V-197 completed (2003-2004 MY) or seat heater elements service replacement (2001-2002 MY). 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.

Suspension & Steering, November 23, 2009

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 23, 2009
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
103,409
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
09V117000
Component
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 103,409 MY 2001-2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE VEHICLES WITH HEATED SEATS AND WITH CHRYSLER RECALL NO. 06V-197 COMPLETED (03-04 MY) OR SEAT HEATER ELEMENTS SERVICE REPLACEMENT (01-02 MY). THE FRONT SEAT ELECTRIC HEATER ELEMENTS COULD OVERHEAT.
Consequence
OVERHEATING COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE A FIRE OR INJURY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT HEATER ELEMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 23, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
CHRYSLER RECALL NO. J14.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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