Safety Recall VA6 - Seat Belt Buckle - 2011-2018 Jeep Wrangler

September 26, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V680000

Seatbelt Buckle May Separate From Seat Frame

A separated or severed seat belt buckle strap will result in an inoperable seat belt, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V680

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,463

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2018 Jeep Wrangler right hand drive vehicles. The driver's seat belt buckle mounting strap may fracture and separate from the seat frame.

 

Remedy

FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's seat belt buckle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 15, 2019. Owners may contact FCA customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA's number for this recall is VA6.

 

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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8 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
JEEP WRANGLER 2011-2018

3 Associated Documents

Defect 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V680-9353.PDF 214.19KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V680-1228.pdf 244.22KB

Download (PDF, 238KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 09/27/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – VA6

RCMN-19V680-8229.pdf 97.91KB

Download (PDF, 96KB)


1 Associated Investigation

Seat belt buckle bracket failure
NHTSA ID: PE19008
Dated opened: July 29, 2019

The subject model year (MY) 2015 and 2016 Jeep Wrangler are right hand drive vehicles commonly used for postal delivery in rural areas and as such have a somewhat unique use and duty cycle.

The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has received three Vehicle Owner Questionnaire (VOQ) reports alleging the driver's side seat belt buckle separated from the bracket that secures it to the seat frame, rendering the seat belt non-functional. All three VOQs note that the separation occurred while the seat belt was being secured, no injuries or fatalities are alleged.

ODI is opening this investigation to assess the scope, frequency and consequence of this alleged defect in the subject vehicles.

The three VOQ reports cited above can be reviewed at NHTSA.gov under the following reference numbers: 11190251, 11218472, 11231639


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V680&docType=RCL


 

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