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Recall: 2008-2012 Wrangler: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]11V528000[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    Make: JEEP
    Model: WRANGLER
    Model Year: 2008-2012
    MFG Campaign #: L37

    Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: CHRYSLER LLC
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 5,334
    Date owner notified by MFG: 11/1/11

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

    Defect Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2012 RIGHT HAND DRIVE (RHD) JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2007, THROUGH OCTOBER 10, 2011. SOME VEHICLES MAY BE EQUIPPED WITH DRIVER'S AIRBAG CLOCKSPRING ASSEMBLIES THAT COULD EXPERIENCE A COMPROMISED AIRBAG CIRCUIT RESULTING IN AN AIRBAG LAMP ILLUMINATION, WHICH INDICATES THAT THE AIRBAG MAY NOT DEPLOY.

    Consequence Summary: A BROKEN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT IN THE AIRBAG CLOCKSPRING WIRING ASSEMBLY CAN LEAD TO NON-DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER FRONTAL AIRBAG AND WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY PROTECT THE DRIVER IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

    Corrective Summary: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REMEDY THE VEHICLES AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. CHRYSLER WILL MAIL TO OWNERS AN INTERIM NOTIFICATION ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403 .

    Recall Notes: CHRYSLER'S RECALL NUMBER IS L37. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.[/FONT]
     

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