January 22, 2000
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokees Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee
automobiles, manufactured in August 1999, because some steering gear units were assembled
with internal end-of-travel-stops that missed the heat treat process, resulting in soft
internal travel stops. This could result in sticking, binding, or seizing of the steering
Approximately 1,000 vehicles are affected by this
recall. Dealers will replace the steering gear on involved vehicles.
Owner notification is expected to begin during
December 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should
contact Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V312/Chrysler
Recall No. 854]
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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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