April 16, 2002
DaimlerChrysler Has Recalled the 2000 Jeep Cherokee,
Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler
- DaimlerChrysler Has Recalled the 2000 Jeep
Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler because a fire could result.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1115322
Manufactured: 06/1999 - 07/2001
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4.0L ENGINE
ONLY. THE DESIGN OF THE INTAKE AND EXHAUST MANIFOLDS COULD ALLOW DEBRIS TO
ACCUMULATE AT THE #3 CYLINDER LOCATION.
THIS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE FIRE.
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MANIFOLD SHIELD TO MODIFY THE AIR FLOW
CHARACTERISTICS AND TO PREVENT THE ACCUMULATION OF DEBRIS IN THE AREA OF THE
#3 CYLINDER. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V104000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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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!
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