What's the Problem?
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this recall affects the following Jeeps equipped with manual transmissions:
- 2020-2021 Jeep Gladiator
- 2018-2021 Jeep Wrangler
The clutch pressure plate on the above vehicles may overheat and fracture, increasing the risk of a fire. Additionally, damage to other nearby components may cause debris to fall onto the road or a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Chrysler is notifying owners and dealers will add software to reduce engine torque capability when clutch assembly temperatures rise to a level that may damage the inner pressure plate, free of charge.
This recall began on March 4, 2021.
Do I Have a Jeep Gladiator Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Jeep Gladiator Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled Jeep Gladiator, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.