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Recall 17V572000

Brake Booster Shields Replaced During Previous Recall Not Installed Properly

Recall Details

Brake booster shields installed under a previous campaign intended to prevent water from entering the brake booster may have been installed improperly. Dealers will inspect the brake booster shield and correct the installation as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Shields installed during a previous campaign to protect the brake booster from allowing water to enter it may have been installed improperly. If this is the case, braking ability may be reduced, increasing risk of an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Jeep or Dodge vehicle must be performed by a Jeep or Dodge dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Jeep or Dodge dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete 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 T59.

Brakes, September 18, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 18, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
646,394
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V572000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. The affected vehicles had brake booster shields installed under a previous campaign to prevent water from entering the brake booster and limiting braking ability. This recall is to verify that the brake booster shield installation was performed properly.
Consequence
If the brake booster shield was not installed properly, the vehicle's braking ability may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake booster shield, correcting the installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 7, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T59.
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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