Passenger cars

Recall published
2008-01-21
Brand
  • DaimlerChrysler Corporation
  • USA
Product title
Passenger cars
Product description
The notification concerns vehicles of model years 2006–2007.
Risk
The product poses a risk of injuries because a possible fault in the software for the electronic braking system can cause a momentary delay in braking when on an incline in neutral gear, thereby lengthening braking distance. The electronically-controlled braking system is being reprogrammed on all vehicles affected. One accident has been reported.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Commander, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 8, Jeep Wrangler (4x4) and Dodge Nitro (4x4)
Type WH, EC type-approval e4*2001/116*0095,
Type JK, EC-type-approval e4*2001/116*0116,
Type KJ, EC-type-approval e4*2001/116*0122.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
0082/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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