Chrysler Australia Pty Ltd trading as Fiat Chrysler Group. - JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2013 - 2014

recall information

Recall number
REC-000729
PRA number
2014/14484
Campaign number
P67
Original published date

make and model information

Make
JEEP
Model
GRAND CHEROKEE
Year range
2013 - 2014
Affected units
11,761

What are the defects?

Some of the above vehicles may experience the Occupant Resistant Control (ORC) module developing an internal fault. A coating on the ORC module printed circuit boards may have been improperly applied during the manufacturing process. If the coating was applied incorrectly, lead salts may form and cause a resistive short across the ORC module printed circuit board

What are the hazards?

This could cause the airbag warning lamp to illuminate and potentially disable the passive restraint system. This could cause an increased risk of injury during certain crash conditions.

What should consumers do?

Chrysler Jeep will notify vehicle owners who can take their vehicle to a Jeep dealership whereby the dealer will repair and/ or replace circuit board.
Supplier details
Chrysler Australia Pty Ltd trading as Fiat Chrysler Group.

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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