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07-18-2013, 10:08 AM #1
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Recall: Jeep 2014, non-SRT trimmed, Grand Cherokee vehicles with premium headlamps
RECALL Subject : Park Lamp Illumination/FMVSS 108
Report Receipt Date: JUL 02, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V289000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,458
All Products Associated with this Recall: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2014, non-SRT trimmed, Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 14, 2013, through March 20, 2013 equipped with premium headlamps. In the affected vehicles, when switching between daytime running lights and parking lights, electrical spikes may cause the parking lamps to turn off. Without properly functioning parking lamps these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."
Without parking lamps, the vehicle may not be as visible to other vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the Central Body Controller software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N42.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)
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