DaimlerChrysler Corporation has issued a recall for the Jeep Liberty.
Description of Recall
On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks equipped with automatic transmissions, the software programmed into the powertrain control module can cause a momentary lock up of the drive wheels if the vehicle is traveling over 40 mph and the operator shifts from drive to neutral and back to drive.
Severity of the Defect
If the drive wheels locked up, loss of vehicle control could occur increasing the risk of a crash.
Jeep’s Recommended Action
Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module free of charge. The recall began on October 2, 2006. Owners may contact daimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.