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1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall - Campaign #00V136000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE RECALL - #00V136000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : FOUNDATION COMPONENTS : DISC : ROTOR

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, OR WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS CAN EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED FOR AN EXTENSIVE PERIOD IN THE "SALT BELT." IF THE ROTORS ARE NOT REPLACED, THE CORROSION CAN EVENTUALLY COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER HUB SECTION OF THE ROTOR.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Manufacturer DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufactured between 7/1/1995 - 6/1/1998
Recalled on 5/11/2000
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 6/5/2000
# Affected 589,000
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
 
Description VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, OR WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS CAN EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED FOR AN EXTENSIVE PERIOD IN THE "SALT BELT." IF THE ROTORS ARE NOT REPLACED, THE CORROSION CAN EVENTUALLY COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER HUB SECTION OF THE ROTOR.
Consequences THE REDUCED STRENGTH CAN ALLOW THE CAST IRON WEAR SURFACE TO SEPARATE FROM THE HUB, REDUCING THE BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE VEHICLE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE ROTORS WITH ROTORS THAT ARE COATED WITH A CORROSION PROTECTION.
Notes OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 5, 2000. 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 1-800-992-1997.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, WIRING

1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT

1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall for POWER TRAIN, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, LEVER AND LINKAGE, FLOOR SHIFT

1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STORAGE, TANK ASSEMBLY

1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall for STRUCTURE
Technical Service Bulletins Dec 08, 2006 - 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
REPROGRAM PCM AND INSPECT CATALYTIC CONVERTER. *KB

Oct 22, 2003 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 RAM TRUCK, DURANGO, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, CHEROKEE, VISION, NEON, AND VOYAGER. *TT *SC

Oct 30, 2002 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
SUBJECT REGARDING REVISION IN DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND LABOR OPERATION TIMES FOR RE TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

Sep 28, 2002 - 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Oct 03, 2001 - 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

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