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Recall: 2010-2011 Wrangler: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #:[/FONT] 11V145000
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT]JEEP
    [FONT=&quot]Model:[/FONT] WRANGLER
    [FONT=&quot]Model Year:[/FONT] 2010-2011
    [FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT]L09

    [FONT=&quot]Description:[/FONT] POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: [/FONT]CHRYSLER LLC
    [FONT=&quot]Begin Date of MFG:[/FONT] 7/12/2010
    [FONT=&quot]End Date of MFG:[/FONT] 9/10/2010
    [FONT=&quot]Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: [/FONT]V

    [FONT=&quot]Number of units affected:[/FONT] 20,459
    [FONT=&quot]Date owner notified by MFG:[/FONT]March 2011

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Initiator: [/FONT]MFR
    [FONT=&quot]MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: [/FONT]CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    [FONT=&quot]Defect Summary: [/FONT]CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES MANUFACTURER FROM JULY 12, 2010, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10, 2010. SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DEGRADATION OF FASTENER TORQUE FOR VARIOUS FRONT AND REAR AXLE ATTACHMENTS TO THE CHASSIS MODULE.

    [FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT] THIS COULD RESULT IN NOISE, OR ULTIMATELY, DEGRADATION IN STEERING AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT] DEALERS WILL RE-TORQUE ALL NINETEEN FASTENERS TO THE MAXIMUM RESIDUAL TORQUE VALUES. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

    [FONT=&quot]Recall Notes:[/FONT] CHRYSLER RECALL NO. L09. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).
     

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