Jeep Renegade and Cherokee recalled for gas strain, transmission issues
The Renegade’s recall covers a possible lack of gas strain, whereas the Cherokee’s transmission calibration might trigger its engine to stall.
The Renegade recall impacts 21,104 autos from the 2017 and 2018 mannequin years. Based on paperwork filed with the NHTSA, gas strain might drop in high-altitude driving throughout “excessive energy demand” cases. Lack of gas strain might in the end result in the engine stalling, which will increase the chance of a crash. Jeep stated in authorities filings that it’s going to notify house owners no before Dec. 6 by way of mail and dealerships will change the gas pump freed from cost.
2019 Jeep Renegade
The alternative gas pump will embody a repair to an out of specification half contained in the element’s inlet cowl.
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Jeep’s second recall for the Cherokee impacts as much as 86,053 autos from the 2019 mannequin yr fitted with the two.4-liter inline-Four engine. Jeep stated the affected autos might have been constructed with a transmission calibration that won’t work correctly as a driver decelerates. Finally, the engine might stall if the software program does not react appropriately.
Technicians will examine the powertrain management module and transmission management module for the difficulty and carry out a reflash with new software program to treatment the difficulty. Homeowners ought to obtain discover by mail no sooner than Dec. eight when Jeep expects to start the recall marketing campaign.