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February 26, 2002

DaimlerChrysler Has Recalled 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Grand Wagoneer

(SafetyAlerts) -  DaimlerChrysler Corporation has recalled the 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Grand Wagoneer.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,620,000

Manufactured: 06/1992 - 05/1998

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1993-1998 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE AND GRAND WAGONEER 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:
SORRY, CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY IS NOT AVAILABLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DEALER.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SECONDARY DETENT SYSTEM TO THE FLOOR SHIFTER ASSEMBLY. DAIMLERCHRYSLER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. 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.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V053000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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