JEEP WRANGLER 2018: STEERING

Make : JEEP Model : WRANGLER Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-01-30 - 2018-01-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V343000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-06-21 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-25 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-30
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: U48
Component: STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 539
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. The intermediate steering shaft may not have been properly welded causing a split where the external spline is formed.
Consequence:
      If the weld seam splits, the steering wheel may lose center positioning causing a loss of steering responsiveness and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the intermediate steering shaft, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U48.
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.