H Jeep ανακαλεί στην Αμερική 55.687 Cherokee τα οποία κατασκευάστηκαν από 18 Φεβρουαρίου μέχρι 10 Σεπτεμβρίου του 2015, και εφοδιάζονται με το προαιρετικό ηλεκτρικό άνοιγμα της πόρτας του χώρου αποσκευών.

Το πρόβλημα εντοπίζεται στην μόνωση της μονάδας ελέγχου της πέμπτης πόρτας, καθώς νερό μπορεί ενδεχομένως να διαρρεύσει πάνω σε αυτή και να προκαλέσει βραχυκύκλωμα, και κατ’επέκταση υπάρχει πιθανός κίνδυνος πυρκαγιάς. Η εταιρία αναφέρει ότι θα επιθεωρήσει την περιοχή των ανακληθέντων οχημάτων και θα αντικαταστήσει ότι χρειάζεται. Επίσης, θα εγκαταστήσει μια βελτιωμένη μόνωση για την υγρασίας, που θα προσφέρουν καλύτερη προστασία.

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RECALL Subject : Liftgate Module Short due to Water Leak

Report Receipt Date: DEC 09, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V826000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 32,784

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Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 18, 2015, to September 10, 2015 and equipped with the power liftgate option. In the affected vehicles, water mater leak into the Power Liftgate Control Module and result in a high resistance short circuit.

A short circuit in the module increases the risk of a fire.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the module and connectors for corrosion, replacing the damaged components as necessary. The mastic shield will be removed and the module will be covered with a water shield. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is R67.

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.

Statement: Moisture Shield Upgrade
December 18, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC is voluntarily recalling an estimated 32,784 SUVs in the U.S. to install improved shields that better protect their power liftgate control modules, and related components, from moisture.

Shields used for vehicles produced after Feb. 18, 2015, functioned as a moisture barrier for the bottom sections of liftgate control modules. The intent was to protect the modules from the most likely sources of moisture exposure, a condition that may lead to short-circuit, creating a fire hazard.

But two complaints involving vehicles in this population led to an FCA US investigation. The probe determined improved shields developed for a June recall affecting vehicles produced before Feb. 18, provide greater protection.


FCA US is unaware of any related injuries or accidents. This latest campaign affects certain model-year 2015 and 2016 Jeep Cherokee SUVs, but is limited to vehicles equipped with power liftgates.

An estimated 10,138 customers are affected in Canada, along with an estimated 924 in Mexico and 11,841 outside the NAFTA region.

All affected customers will be advised when they may schedule service. If the modules show signs of water exposure, they will be replaced. All recall-related work will be performed free of charge.

In the interim, the cargo areas of 2015 Cherokees equipped with power liftgates should be monitored and kept dry. Customers with questions may call the FCA US Customer Information Center at 1-800-853-1403.