Recall: 2002-2003 Liberty: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]61727,61728[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]JEEP
Model: LIBERTY
Model Year: 2002-2003
MFG Campaign #: J17

Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: CHRYSLER LLC
Begin Date of MFG: 5/1/2002
End Date of MFG: 9/30/2002
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 43,489
Date owner notified by MFG: 4/12/2010

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

Defect Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 42,469 MY 2002-2003 JEEP LIBERTY VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN SALT BELT STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA , WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT SUSPENSION UPPER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT MAY EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF LUBRICATION WHICH COULD LEAD TO CORROSION, ACCELERATED WEAR, AND POSSIBLE SEPARATION WHILE DRIVING. [/FONT]

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[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] FAILURE OF THE BALL JOINT COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CAPABILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.[/FONT]

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[FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 24, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.[/FONT]
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[/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]CHRYSLER RECALL NO. J17.OWNERS MAY ALSO 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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