Safety Recall T75 / NHTSA 17V-741 Alternator - 2014 Dodge Chrysler & Jeep

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V741
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 17,116

 

Alternator may Fail Resulting in an Engine Stall

If the alternator fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014 Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango, Chrysler 300, and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and a 160 amp alternator. In the affected vehicles, the alternator may suddenly fail.

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T36 - Alternator may Fail Resulting in Engine Stall - 2011-2014 Dodge Chrysler Jeep

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V435
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 442,214

 

Alternator may Fail Resulting in Engine Stall

If the alternator fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. There is also the possibility that the alternator may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300, Dodge Durango, and 2012-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles.

The affected vehicles have electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) and are equipped with a 5.7L or a 3.6L engine and a 160, 180 or 220 amp alternator.

In the affected vehicles, the alternator may suddenly fail.

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3.0L Diesel Alternator Inoperative - 2006-2009 Chrysler & Jeep

NUMBER: 09-001-09
GROUP: Engine
DATE: February 27, 2009

 

SUBJECT:

3.0L Diesel Alternator Inoperative

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves installing an alternator and a splash shield on the alternator.

 

MODELS:

2006 - 2009 (LE) 300/300C Touring (International Markets)
2005 - 2009 (WH) Grand Cherokee (International Markets)
2007 - 2008 (WK) Grand Cherokee
2006 - 2009 (XH) Commander (International Markets)

NOTE: This bulletin applies to:

  • all 2007 and 2008 WK vehicles equipped with a 3.0L diesel engine (sales code EXL)
  • all LE/WH/XH vehicles equipped with a 3.0L diesel engine (sales code EXL) built before June 17, 2008 (MDH00617XX)

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The vehicle operator or technician may notice oil marks (witness marks) on the alternator. This condition can only happen while pouring the oil into the engine and care is not taken to ensure none is spilled.

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