JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2016: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Make : JEEP Model : GRAND CHEROKEE Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-12-09 - 2016-01-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V168000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-12 Date Received by ODI: 2016-03-23 Date Added to Database: 2016-03-23
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: S16
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 21183
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango vehicles manufactured December 9, 2015, to January 14, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the left front brake caliper may crack due to being made from an incorrect material.
Consequence:
      A cracked brake caliper may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front left brake caliper and depending on its casting date, replace it, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 12, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S16.
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.