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Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall 09V454000

Chrysler Recalls 2010 Grand Cherokees Due to Passenger Air Bag Problem

Recall Details

Chrysler is recalling 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokees because the passenger side air bag may not properly deploy through the instrument panel tear seam and could provide inadequate protection to the passenger in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the top cover of the instrument panel free of charge.

Electrical & Lights, November 30, 2009

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 30, 2009
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,977
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
09V454000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 22 THROUGH NOVEMBER 12, 2009. THE PASSENGER SIDE AIRBAG MAY NOT PROPERLY DEPLOY THROUGH THE INSTRUMENT PANEL TEAR SEAM.
Consequence
THE AIRBAG MAY NOT PROPERLY PROTECT THE PASSENGER IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TOP COVER OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE CAMPAIGN IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes
CHRYSLER'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS J33.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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