Fiat Chrysler Vehicles is recalling 646,394 examples of its 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs within the US to examine brake booster shields.
In line with a Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration discover, corrosion could develop throughout the brake booster owing to a water leak, a situation that may restrict braking efficiency. Apparently, shields designed to guard the booster could could have been incorrectly put in throughout a repair from a earlier marketing campaign in 2014. That is proper — it is a recall stemming from a earlier recall.
In an official assertion, FCA famous that “A booster compromised by water will nonetheless ship brake operate in compliance with US federal security requirements. Nevertheless, prospects could expertise extreme brake-pedal firmness.” The automaker says booster downside telltale might embrace activation of the automobile’s antilock brakes or illumination of a warning lamp.
Jeep’s 2011-2014 Grand Cherokee is being recalled over brake booster shields.
FCA says it’s conscious of a single accident that could be associated to the brake booster defend downside, however notes that the incident in query didn’t end in any accidents.
Dealerships will examine automobiles beneath this marketing campaign and treatment improperly put in shields and/or the boosters themselves as wanted, freed from cost.
A further 42,304 automobiles in Canada and 21,139 in Mexico are additionally affected by this recall marketing campaign.