JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2011: INTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : JEEP Model : GRAND CHEROKEE Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2009-12-03 - 2012-09-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V879000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-28 Date Received by ODI: 2015-12-28 Date Added to Database: 2015-12-28
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R71
Component: INTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 389252
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured December 3, 2009, to September 1, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, after having been remedied for a prior recall for the vanity lamp wiring. This recall is also addressing certain vehicles that have not been remedied under that prior recall.
Consequence:
      The vanity lamp wiring may short, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealer will install clearance for sun visor wiring, protection from sharp edges, and replace the sun visor, free of charge. The recall began on July 28, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R71.
Report Initiator: ODI 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.