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1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Recall - Campaign #02V053000

 
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1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE RECALL - #02V053000

RECALL FOR POWER TRAIN : AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION : LEVER AND LINKAGE : FLOOR SHIFT

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IF A DRIVER HAS NOT PLACED THE SHIFTER LEVER FULLY INTO THE "PARK" POSITION AND LEAVES THE VEHICLE RUNNING, THE VEHICLE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY MOVE REARWARD AFTER SEEMING TO BE STABLE.

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Vehicle 1996 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Manufacturer DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufactured between 6/1/1992 - 5/31/1998
Recalled on 2/15/2002
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 9/23/2002
# Affected 1,620,000
Recalled for POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
 
Description ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IF A DRIVER HAS NOT PLACED THE SHIFTER LEVER FULLY INTO THE "PARK" POSITION AND LEAVES THE VEHICLE RUNNING, THE VEHICLE MAY UNEXPECTEDLY MOVE REARWARD AFTER SEEMING TO BE STABLE.
Consequences INADVERTENT MOVEMENT OF THE VEHICLE COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SECONDARY DETENT SYSTEM TO THE FLOOR SHIFTER ASSEMBLY. DAIMLERCHRYSLER SENT INTERIM NOTICES TO OWNERS CONCERNING THIS PROBLEM ON MARCH 22, 2002. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 23, 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.
Notes ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN 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 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, FOUNDATION COMPONENTS, DISC, ROTOR

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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