S90 - Fuel Tank may have Cracked Control Valve - 2017 Jeep Wrangler

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V849
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 359

Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

 

SUMMARY:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2017 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured November 1, 2016, to November 3, 2016.

The affected vehicles may have a fuel tank that has a cracked or broken control valve, possibly resulting in a fuel leak in a rollover event, debris in the fuel tank and/or the potential of over fueling the vehicle.

 

CONSEQUENCE:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

 

REMEDY:

Chrysler will notify owners, and Jeep dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace fuel tank and sending unit, as necessary, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin January 2, 2017.

Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.

Chrysler's number for this recall is S90.

 

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

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