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Recall 14V391000

Sun Visor Vanity Lamp Short Circuit

Recall Details

The wiring for the vanity lamp in the vehicle sun visor may develop a short, causing a risk of fire. Dealers will inspect and repair any damaged wiring, as well as install a new sun visor that properly routes the wire free of charge to resolve the problem.

Our Quick Take

The vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, resulting in a risk of fire.

What Should You Do?

Chrysler notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Chrysler recall number is P36.

Electrical & Lights, July 02, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 02, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
EA14001
Potential Number of Units Affected
651,130
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V391000
Component
Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 5, 2010, through December 11, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, after a service repair is performed.
Consequence
If the vanity lamp wiring shorts, there is an increased risk of fire.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair any damaged wiring, and install a new sun visor that properly routes the wire, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P36.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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