Chrysler Group LLC has issued a recall for the Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Description of Recall
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2014, non-srt trimmed, Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 14, 2013, through March 20, 2013 equipped with premium headlamps. In the affected vehicles, when switching between daytime running lights and parking lights, electrical spikes may cause the parking lamps to turn off. Without properly functioning parking lamps these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.
Severity of the Defect
Without parking lamps, the vehicle may not be as visible to other vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.
Jeep’s Recommended Action
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the central body controller software, free of charge. The recall began on September 12, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler’s recall campaign number is n42.