Washington, D.C. – Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 1st, 2013, to November 19th, 2014.
The affected vehicles may experience unintended side curtain and seat air bag deployment during vehicle operation.
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Report Receipt Date: January 28th, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V041000
Component(s): Air Bags
Potential Number of Units Affected: 167,749
|Vehicle Make / Model||Model Year(s)|
|Jeep / Cherokee||2014-2015|
If the air bags deploy unexpectedly during vehicle operation, it can increase the risk of personal injury and increase the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will re-flash the occupant restraint control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 26th, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1.800.853.1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is R05.
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