JEEP CHEROKEE 2014: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : JEEP Model : CHEROKEE Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2012-11-05 - 2014-10-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V529000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-02 Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-12 Date Added to Database: 2016-07-12
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: S55
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 329540
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee and 2015 Chrysler 200, Jeep Renegade, RAM ProMaster, and 2016 Fiat 500X vehicles equipped with 9-speed automatic transmissions. The transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, and as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral. On August 29, 2016 Chrysler added the 2016 Fiat 500X vehicles to this recall.
Consequence:
      If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, dealers will reprogram the Powertrain Control Module and the Transmission Control Module and if necessary replace the transaxle range sensor wire harness, free of charge. The recall began on November 7, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S55.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.