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Grand CherokeeDaimlerChrysler Recalls Grand Cherokees (again!)
Posted by mike on 2002/3/15 0:00:00 (1996) reads

71,677 are being recalled to check and repair a fuel system valve which could leak fuel and ignite during a crash.

DaimlerChrysler is recalling 71,677 2002 Grand Cherokees due to a problem with a fuel system valve that could lead to some fuel leakage during a crash - here are the details:

Potential Number of Units Affected: 71677
Manufactured: 07/2001 - 12/2001

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A FUEL TANK BRUSH GUARD FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE ONBOARD REFUELING VAPOR RECOVERY (ORVR) CONTROL VALVE CAN BECOME DETACHED DURING A CRASH, ALLOWING FUEL LEAKAGE.

Consequence Summary:

FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL EITHER REPLACE THE FUEL TANK BRUSH GUARD WITH A SKID PLATE OR REINFORCE THE EXISTING FUEL TANK BRUSH GUARD WITH A REINFORCEMENT BRACKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN MARCH 4, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

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