Jeep WJ Grand Cherokee Recalls and Concerns 1999-2004 Models

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1999 mannequin yr

REAR SEAT BELTS
Recall Date: 11/09/1998
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 98V276000
Potential variety of models affected: 13,000
Model yr(s): 1999
Manufactured: 07/1998 – 09/1998
Owner notification begin date: N/ADefect: The rear outboard seat belt retractor spring can disengage from the rewind mechanism, disabling the retractor perform, and stopping the belt from becoming snugly across the occupant.

Consequence: In the occasion of a crash, the occupant is probably not correctly restrained, growing the chance of non-public damage.

Solution: Dealers will exchange these retractors.

SEAT BELT TOP MOUNTING BOLTS

Recall Date: 02/10/2000
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 00V034000
Potential variety of models affected: 204,000
Manufactured: 04/1999 – 08/1999
Model yr(s): 1999-2000
Owner notification begin date: N/ADefect: The seat belt shoulder peak Adjustable Turning Loop (ATL) prime mounting bolt was inadequately manufactured.

Consequence: The affected mounting bolts could not face up to enough drive to perform correctly in sure affect conditions, growing the chance of damage to a belted occupant.

Solution: Dealers will exchange the shoulder belt peak adjuster mounting bolts.

Emissions Recall No. 882 – REPROGRAM PCM: OBD READINESS CODES

Recall Date: December 2000
Potential variety of models affected: 508,998
Manufactured: Up by April 3, 2000.
Model yr(s): 1999-2000
Owner notification begin date: 2/18/2000Defect: Reprogram PCM – OBD Readiness Codes. The On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) system on about 500,000 of the above autos could not reset readiness codes, as required by Federal and California laws, when a generic scan instrument is used.

Solution: The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) have to be reprogrammed (flashed).

SEAT BELT RETRACTORS

Recall Date: 04/24/2001
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 01V119000
Potential variety of models affected: 161,682
Model yr(s): 1999
Manufactured: 12/1998 – 01/1999
Owner notification begin date: August 20, 2001Defect: Failure to adjust to necessities of FMVSS No. 209, “Seat belt assemblies.” The entrance seat belt retractor could not adjust to the necessities of the usual.

Consequence: If the retractor doesn’t work correctly, it won’t adequately shield occupants within the occasion of a crash.

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Solution: Dealers will exchange the seat belt retractor.

Recall No. B06 – MANIFOLD DEBRI ACCUMULATION

Recall Date: 04/15/2002
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 02V104000
Potential variety of models affected: 1,040,000
Model yr(s): 1999-2002
Manufactured: 06/1998 – 03/2002
Owner notification begin date: May, 2002Defect: Sport utility autos outfitted with a 4.0L engine solely, constructed by March 5, 2002. The design of the consumption and exhaust manifolds may permit particles to build up on the #3 cylinder location.

Consequence: This may lead to a automobile hearth.

Solution: Dealers will set up a manifold defend to change the air circulation traits and to forestall the buildup of particles within the space of the #3 cylinder.

2000 mannequin yr

STEERING GEAR
Recall Date: 11/08/1999
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 99V312000
Potential variety of models affected: 1,259
Model yr(s): 2000
Manufactured: 08/1999 – 08/1999
Owner notification begin date: N/ADefect: Some steering gear models have been assembled with inside end-of-travel-stops that missed the warmth deal with course of, leading to gentle inside journey stops.

Consequence: This may lead to sticking, binding, or seizing of the steering gear.

Solution: Dealers will exchange the steering gear on concerned autos.

FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG
Recall Date: 12/07/1999
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 99V343000
Potential variety of models affected: 350
Model yr(s): 2000
Manufactured: 10/1999 – 11/1999
Owner notification begin date: N/ADefect: The passenger air bag inflator meeting accommodates an incorrect inflator cost quantity.

Consequence: This situation may improve the chance of a passenger occupant damage underneath sure accident circumstances

Solution: Dealers will exchange the air bag module with an accurate module.

FUEL TANK VENT TUBE WELDS
Recall Date: 07/20/2000
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 00V195000
Potential variety of models affected: 1,500
Manufactured: 06/2000 – 06/2000
Model yr(s): 2000
Owner notification begin date: N/ADefect: Some of those autos could have been constructed with gasoline tanks with suspect vent tube welds.

Consequence: Separation of the vent tube weld may lead to a gasoline leak. Fuel leakage within the presence of an ignition supply may lead to a fireplace.

Solution: Dealers will exchange any gasoline tanks constructed within the suspect time interval. The automobile will likely be inspected and if the bar code on the gasoline tank signifies that the tank was constructed through the suspect interval, it is going to be changed.

Emissions Recall No. 8591/8592 – REPROGRAM PCM: CATALYST MONITOR

Recall Date: March 2000
Potential variety of models affected: 300,000 (together with different DCX autos)
Model yr(s): 1999-2000
Owner notification begin date: 3/15/2000Defect: Due to a software program error, the On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) catalyst monitor won’t run.

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Solution: Remedy: Daimler/Chrysler will conduct a recall of the affected autos to put in (reflash) a calibration within the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) to allow the catalyst monitor.

Emissions Recall No. 882 – REPROGRAM PCM: OBD READINESS CODES

Recall Date: December 2000
Potential variety of models affected: 508,998
Manufactured: Up by April 3, 2000.
Model yr(s): 1999-2000
Owner notification begin date: 2/18/2000Defect: Reprogram PCM – OBD Readiness Codes. The On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) system on about 500,000 of the above autos could not reset readiness codes, as required by Federal and California laws, when a generic scan instrument is used.

Solution: The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) have to be reprogrammed (flashed).

Recall No. B06 – MANIFOLD DEBRI ACCUMULATION

Recall Date: 04/15/2002
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity: 02V104000
Potential variety of models affected: 1,040,000
Model yr(s): 1999-2002
Manufactured: 06/1998 – 03/2002
Owner notification begin date: May, 2002Defect: Sport utility autos outfitted with a 4.0L engine solely, constructed by March 5, 2002. The design of the consumption and exhaust manifolds may permit particles to build up on the #3 cylinder location.

Consequence: This may lead to a automobile hearth.

Solution: Dealers will set up a manifold defend to change the air circulation traits and to forestall the buildup of particles within the space of the #3 cylinder.

 

Recall No. F25 – ELECTRIC RADIATOR FAN

Issue Date: 08/2006
NHTSA Campaign ID quantity:
Potential variety of models affected: 131,441
Model yr(s): 2000 and 2002
Manufactured: All 2000 mannequin yr autos constructed from January 31, 2000 by June 12, 2000 and all 2002 mannequin yr autos with a 4.0L engine constructed from February 4, 2002 by June 17, 2002.
Owner notification begin date: August 2006Defect: The plastic fan blades of the electrical radiator fan on about 182,800 of the above autos could fracture and separate. This can injury the radiator and/or trigger the engine to overheat. If a fan blade separates whereas the hood is open, these close by may change into injured.

Solution: The electrical radiator fan have to be changed.

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Warranty Bulletins

Warranty Bulletin D-03-23WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR LIGHT BULBS AND LAMPS

Issue Date: October, 2003

Purpose: To make clear the Basic Limited Warranty protection on Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep autos for mild bulbs and lamps.

Model yr(s): 1999-2004

Action: Based upon a Dealer Council request in September, an evidence of bulb and lamp protection is listed beneath.

Bulbs aren’t coated by the automobile guarantee. However, to extend buyer satisfaction, now we have made a system adjustment to permit dealership guarantee declare cost as much as 12 months or 12, 000 miles regardless that bulbs are listed, as “Maintenance Costs Not Covered” within the Warranty Information glove field booklet, Section 3.3.

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Malfunction Indicator Lamps (MIL) are coated for 3 years or 36,000 miles on all automobiles and vehicles except 2004 Crossfire, which is roofed for 8 years or 80,000 miles and 2002-2004 Sprinter, which is roofed for five years or 100,000 miles.

Lamps are coated for the Basic Limited Warranty for 36 months or 36,000 miles, whichever happens first.

Additional Information: A bulb or mild bulb is a tool that produces mild by electrical vitality by heating a filament. A lamp or housing is a fixture, corresponding to a tail lamp, facet marker lamp, headlamp housing or a excessive depth discharge lamp (HID) the place the sunshine emitting bulb and lamp/housing are an meeting.

To confirm precise bulb/lamp protection for a particular automobile, run a DealerCONNECT VIP inquiry with the automobile’s present mileage and enter the 8 digit Labor Operation for the bulb/lamp in query. Hit the “View” key and then choose the “LOP COV” tab to see if the bulb/lamp is roofed.

Should you’ve any extra questions regarding protection, please use the Warranty Information Center (WIC) in DealerCONNECT. See WPA Bulletin D-03-21, dated September 2003 for particulars.

Warranty Actio

Warranty Action D-00-16INSTALLING AFTERMARKET ENGINE PERFORMANCE ENHANCING MODIFICATION PACKAGES OR COMPONENTS

Issue Date: October, 2000

Model yr(s): 1999-2004

Discussion: This bulletin is meant to make clear DaimlerChrysler Motors Corporation’s guarantee protection coverage on autos outfitted with after-market engine efficiency enhancing modification packages or parts. Although this is applicable to all autos, Dodge Ram Pickup vehicles outfitted with the Cummins diesel engine are significantly inclined to efficiency enhancing kits.

Section 3.7 of the Dodge Ram Pickup guarantee Information booklet states “Your warranties don’t cowl the prices of repairing injury or circumstances brought on by . . . any adjustments made to your truck that don’t adjust to DaimlerChrysler Motors Corporation or DaimlerChrysler Corporation specs.” This part additionally states that warranties don’t cowl “tampering with the emission techniques, or with a component that would have an effect on the emission techniques”.

Unless licensed, engine efficiency modification parts violate each statements underneath the guarantee phrases. Therefore, previous to starting repairs to any automobile outfitted, or suspected of being outfitted with a efficiency enhancing modification, you will need to decide whether or not the wanted repairs are a direct results of the package. If so, they’re the client’s accountability. Keep in thoughts that the efficiency modifications could trigger injury to non-engine parts, corresponding to transmissions, axles, electrical parts, and so forth. Claims submitted for repairs not coated by the guarantee are topic to chargeback.

Also keep in mind that dealership set up of such modification parts or packages at any time, in addition to the sale of autos modified with such parts earlier than supply, could violate state and/or Federal emission laws that carry substantial fines.

 

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