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Recall: 1997-2004 Cherokee/Grand Cherokee: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]25971,25973,25974,25979,25980,25985,25986,25987,25988,25989,25991,25996,25999[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]JEEP
    Model: CHEROKEE/GRAND CHEROKEE
    Model Year: 1997-2004
    MFG Campaign #: FP012506

    Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, DELIVERY, FUEL PUMP[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: AIRTEX PRODUCTS
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 7,291
    Date owner notified by MFG: 1/25/2005

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    Defect Summary: CERTAIN AFTERMARKET AIRTEX ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS INSTALLED FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR CERTAIN 1997-2004 JEEP WRANGLER; 1997-2001 JEEP CHEROKEE; 1997-2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE; AND 2000-2003 DODGE DAKOTA VEHICLES. THE PLASTIC ELECTRICAL GROMMET CONNECTORS AT THE TOP OF THE FUEL PUMP MODULE ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH AUTOMOTIVE FUELS AND MAY DEGRADE CAUSING A POTENTIAL LEAK PATH FOR FUEL. [/FONT]

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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FUEL LEAK COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.[/FONT]

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    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] AIRTEX WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED FUEL PUMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 25, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AIRTEX CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-800-880-3056. [/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET AIRTEX ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE, CHEROKEE, WRANGLER, OR DODGE DAKOTA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BY DAIMLERCHRYSLER.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153)[/FONT]

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