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Recall 16V284000

Right Axle Shaft Detaches From Vehicle

Recall Details

The right axle shaft may fracture and separate from the drive axle. Dealers will replace the right halfshaft free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The right side axle shaft that drives the left wheel may fracture and separate from the drive axle. This could cause loss of vehicle control and an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Jeep must be performed by a Jeep dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Jeep dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is S39.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, May 11, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 11, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,029
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V284000
Component
POWER TRAIN
Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2016 Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured October 3, 2015, to March 22, 2016. The right halfshaft may have been incorrectly manufactured causing it to fracture without warning.
Consequence
A fractured halfshaft may disconnect from the drive axle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the right halfshaft, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler's customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's recall number is S39.
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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