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2008 - 2012 Wrangler models equipped with right hand drive may have a condition where the driver's front airbag may not deploy as expected and/or the airbag warning light may illuminate.
Chrysler will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles during May 2013. If your airbag warning light remains illuminated, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have please contact your dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is M31.
The clockspring is a coil of wire located behind the steering wheel, it allows the steering wheel to turn and still maintain the electrical connection between the steering column and the rotating steering wheel. Certain right hand drive models are being recalled because the circuit inside the clockspring could break. This could result in illumination of the airbag warning light and/or no-deployment of the driver's front airbag in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the clockspring and add a steering wheel dust shield to correct this concern.