JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2017: EQUIPMENT

Make : JEEP Model : GRAND CHEROKEE Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-08-08 - 2016-08-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V686000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-31 Date Received by ODI: 2016-09-23 Date Added to Database: 2016-09-23
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: S73
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 100
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee manufactured August 8, 2016 through August 16, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the rear tow hook bracket or tow eye bracket may be loose.
Consequence:
      If the tow bracket is loose, the bracket may detach from the vehicle while being it is being driven, possibly becoming a road hazard. If the bracket detaches during a vehicle recovery, there may be a loss of control of the towed vehicle. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will confirm both tow hook bracket bolts are properly tightened, free of charge. The recall began on October 31, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S73.
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.