Recall: 2012 Patriot: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]N/A[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
Make: JEEP
Model: PATRIOT
Model Year: 2012
MFG Campaign #: M11

Description: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

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

Number of units affected: 1,689
Date owner notified by MFG: 3/10/2012

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

Defect Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 JEEP PATRIOT AND COMPASS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 17, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 2, 2012. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY CONTAINING A DAMAGED ROLL-OVER VALVE.

Consequence Summary: IN THE EVENT OF AN IMPACT OR ROLL-OVER, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Summary: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2012.

Recall Notes: CHRYSLER'S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS M11. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236[/FONT]
 
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