Chrysler Group LLC has issued a recall for the Jeep Wrangler.
Description of Recall
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured from July 12, 2010, through September 10, 2010. Some vehicles may experience a degradation of fastener torque for various front and rear axle attachments to the chassis module.
Severity of the Defect
This could result in noise, or ultimately, degradation in steering and handling characteristics which could lead to loss of directional control of the vehicle increasing the risk of a crash.
Jeep’s Recommended Action
Dealers will rE-torque all nineteen fasteners to the maximum residual torque values. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on March 24, 2011. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.