U78 - Half Shaft Bearing Cage may Break - 2018 Jeep Cherokee

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V494
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 702

 

Half Shaft Bearing Cage may Break

If the halfshaft bearing cage breaks, the halfshaft may not be able to transmit engine power, causing a loss of drive or it can allow the vehicle to move while in the "Park" position. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Cherokee all-wheel-drive vehicles. The bearing cage for the right front halfshaft assembly may not have been properly heat treated, possibly resulting in the bearing cage breaking and a potential halfshaft assembly failure.

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U80 - Axle Shaft May Disengage Causing Loss of Drive - 2018 Chrysler Pacifica

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V493
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 61

 

Axle Shaft May Disengage Causing Loss of Drive

If the axle shaft disengages from the CV joint, the vehicle will have a loss of drive or allow the vehicle to move while in the "Park" position. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles. The front axle halfshafts may have been incorrectly assembled, preventing the shaft from being properly secured to the constant-velocity (CV) joint.

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U85 - Loss of Drive from Incomplete Transmission Weld - 2019 Jeep Cherokee & 2018 Chrysler Pacifica

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V492
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Loss of Drive from Incomplete Transmission Weld

If the transmission weld fails, the vehicle will stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Jeep Cherokee vehicles and 2018 Chrysler Pacifica non-hybrid vehicles. A component in the transmission may not have been welded properly, possibly causing the transmission to not transmit engine power to the wheels.

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U23 - Steering Gears may Crack - 2018 RAM ProMaster City

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V149
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 225

 

Steering Gears may Crack

A hydraulic steering fluid leak may require additional sudden steering effort, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 RAM ProMaster City vehicles. The gears within the hydraulic rack and pinion steering system may have a casting defect that can cause a crack and a loss of hydraulic steering fluid.

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U74 - Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly - 2015-2017 RAM 1500, 2500, & 3500 Pickup Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V486
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components STRUCTURE, LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,149,237

 

Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly

If the tailgate latch releases and the tailgate opens while driving, cargo may fall out, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2017 RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 pickup trucks equipped with a power locking tailgate and either a 5 foot, 7 inch or 6 foot, 4 inch bed. The tailgate actuator limiter tab may fracture and cause the tailgate to unlatch and open while driving.

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