RECALL Subject : Possible Vehicle Rollaway

Report Receipt Date: MAY 07, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V175000

Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected: 295,345

All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)

JEEP COMMANDER 2006-2010
JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2005-2010

Details
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC

SUMMARY:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, through March 9, 2010; and 2006-2010 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, through March 10, 2010. A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.


CONSEQUENCE:
If the vehicle shifts into neutral, it may roll away increasing the risk of a crash or personal injury.

REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153