1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
June 19, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V252000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Summary:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles. The fuel tanks in these vehicles are at risk of failure and leakage in certain rear impacts.

Consequence Summary:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler has issued interim notifications to owners and informed that a free remedy is not yet available. Chrysler will notify owners again when a free remedy is available. When the remedy parts are released, owners will be instructed to take their vehicles to dealers and the dealers will perform a free inspection of the rear structure. On vehicles in the recall that are not equipped with a tow hitch, Chrysler will install a Chrysler designed tow hitch free of charge, provided the condition of the vehicle can support proper installation. On vehicles in the recall that are equipped with an aftermarket tow hitch, Chrysler will assess whether the hitch and surrounding areas show evidence of sharp edges or other puncture risks. If so, Chrysler will replace the tow hitch with a Chrysler designed tow hitch free of charge, provided the condition of the vehicle can support proper installation. On vehicles already equipped with a Chrysler designed tow hitch, Chrysler will inspect the area around the tow hitch installation, and if any installation issues are identified, they will be repaired free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign numbers are N45 (for the Grand Cherokee vehicles) and N46 (for the Liberty vehicles).

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
June 19, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V252000
Component:
STRUCTURE

Summary:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles. The fuel tanks in these vehicles are at risk of failure and leakage in certain rear impacts.

Consequence Summary:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler has issued interim notifications to owners and informed that a free remedy is not yet available. Chrysler will notify owners again when a free remedy is available. When the remedy parts are released, owners will be instructed to take their vehicles to dealers and the dealers will perform a free inspection of the rear structure. On vehicles in the recall that are not equipped with a tow hitch, Chrysler will install a Chrysler designed tow hitch free of charge, provided the condition of the vehicle can support proper installation. On vehicles in the recall that are equipped with an aftermarket tow hitch, Chrysler will assess whether the hitch and surrounding areas show evidence of sharp edges or other puncture risks. If so, Chrysler will replace the tow hitch with a Chrysler designed tow hitch free of charge, provided the condition of the vehicle can support proper installation. On vehicles already equipped with a Chrysler designed tow hitch, Chrysler will inspect the area around the tow hitch installation, and if any installation issues are identified, they will be repaired free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign numbers are N45 (for the Grand Cherokee vehicles) and N46 (for the Liberty vehicles).

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
May 11, 2009
Campaign Number:
09E025000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Summary:
DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence Summary:
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
April 07, 2009
Campaign Number:
09E012000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary:
SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Consequence Summary:
DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
March 23, 2006
Campaign Number:
06E026000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary:
CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence Summary:
WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Summary:
PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
February 15, 2002
Campaign Number:
02V053000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IF A DRIVER HAS NOT PLACED THE SHIFTER LEVER FULLY INTO THE "PARK" POSITION AND LEAVES THE VEHICLE RUNNING, THE VEHICLE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY MOVE REARWARD AFTER SEEMING TO BE STABLE.

Consequence Summary:
INADVERTENT MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SECONDARY DETENT SYSTEM TO THE FLOOR SHIFTER ASSEMBLY. DAIMLERCHRYSLER SENT INTERIM NOTICES TO OWNERS CONCERNING THIS PROBLEM ON MARCH 22, 2002. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 23, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
January 12, 1998
Campaign Number:
98V005000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, OR WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS CAN EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED FOR AN EXTENSIVE PERIOD IN THE "SALT BELT." IF THE ROTORS ARE NOT REPLACED, THE CORROSION CAN EVENTUALLY COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER HUB SECTION OF THE ROTOR.

Consequence Summary:
THE REDUCED STRENGTH CAN ALLOW THE CAST IRON WEAR SURFACE TO SEPARATE FROM THE HUB, REDUCING THE BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE ROTORS WITH ROTORS THAT ARE COATED WITH A CORROSION PROTECTION.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
May 02, 1997
Campaign Number:
97I002000
Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. DRIVERS CAN MISTAKENLY STEP ON THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WHEN THEY INTEND TO STEP ON THE BRAKE PEDAL.

Consequence Summary:
PEDAL MISAPPLICATION BY A DRIVER CAN CAUSE UNINTENDED ACCELERATION.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SHIFT INTERLOCK ON THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OF THESE VEHICLES.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
December 13, 1993
Campaign Number:
93V210000
Component:
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Summary:
THE MOLDED PLASTIC PIN WHICH CONNECTS THE UPPER STEERING COLUMN SHAFT AND THE LOWER COLUMN SHAFT MAY HAVE BEEN SHEARED PRIOR TO INSTALLATION OF THE STEERING COLUMN ASSEMBLY INTO THE VEHICLE. IF THIS OCCURRED, THE UPPER STEERING SHAFT WILL SEPARATE FROM THE LOWER STEERING SHAFT.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE UPPER AND LOWER STEERING SHAFTS SEPARATE, COMPLETELOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WILL OCCUR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
A RESTRAINING SLEEVE WILL BE ADDED TO THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF STEERING SHAFT MOVEMENT AVAILABLE.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
April 08, 1993
Campaign Number:
93V055000
Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

Summary:
GREASE APPLIED TO THE LIFTGATE LATCH RUBBER BUMPERS TO EASE COMPONENT ASSEMBLY CAUSED THE BUMPER TO SWELL, INTERFERING WITH THE MOVEMENT OF THE LIFTGATE LATCH PAWL. THIS PREVENTS THE LIFTGATE LATCHING WHEN CLOSED AND DIFFICULT TO OPEN WHEN LATCHED.

Consequence Summary:
AN UNLATCHED LIFTGATE CAN OPEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS INMOTION, AND COULD RESULT IN AN OCCUPANT FALLING OUT.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE THE LIFTGATE ASSEMBLY ON AFFECTED VEHICLES.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
April 02, 1993
Campaign Number:
93V051000
Component:
SUSPENSION:FRONT

Summary:
THE ECCENTRIC CAM ADJUSTER BOLTS IN BOTH FRONT LOWER SUSPENSION ARM-TO-FRONT AXLE BRACKET ATTACHMENTS MAY FAIL DUE TO ASSEMBLY MISALIGNMENT.

Consequence Summary:
CAM BOLT FAILURES CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO PULL TO ONESIDE WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED, RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLECONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION CAM BOLTS, CAM WASHERS, AND NUTS WITH COMPONENTS OF A DIFFERENT DESIGN.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:
December 14, 1992
Campaign Number:
92V181000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Summary:
THE RETAINER CLIP WHICH SECURES THE MASTER CYLINDER INPUT ROD TO THE BRAKE PEDAL WAS NOT INSTALLED PROPERLY, AND COULD WORK LOOSE.

Consequence Summary:
DISENGAGEMENT OF THE RETAINER CLIP WILL ALLOW FREE PLAYIN THE ATTACHMENT AND CAN ALLOW THE INPUT ROD TO SEPARATE FROM THE BRAKE PEDALCAUSING COMPLETE LOSS OF BRAKE APPLICATION WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
IMPROPERLY INSTALLED RETAINER CLIPS WILL BE REMOVED AND NEW RETAINER CLIPS WILL BE PROPERLY INSTALLED.

1993 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

Report Date:

Campaign Number:
96I004000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Summary:
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. THE CENTER REAR SEAT BELT BUCKLE MAY NOT BE ACCESSIBLE WHEN THE RIGHT (PASSENGER) SIDE OF THE REAR SEAT BACK IS FOLDED DOWN IN THE CARGO STOWAGE POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THE OCCUPANT OF THE CENTER REAR SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED AND PERSONAL INJURY COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY.