Jeep Gladiator, Wrangler Recalled for Clutch Problem
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling about 33,200 2018-2020 Jeep Wranglers and 2020 Jeep Gladiators with manual transmissions over concerns that the clutch can overheat, increasing the risk of a fire and/or crash, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The clutch pressure plate on affected Jeeps can overheat due to friction and break, which could damage the transmission case, causing a fire, loss of driving ability, and/or a crash.
Chrysler is notifying owners of affected vehicles and will fix the problem free of charge.
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Jeep Wrangler Control Arms Recall
Chrysler is recalling Jeep Wrangler vehicles from model year 2020 for improperly positioned left side lower control arm brackets and welds. The improper weld may allow the lower control arm to separate from the axle, increasing the risk of a crash, according to the NHTSA.
If you purchased a 2020 Jeep Wrangler that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it and contact Chrysler for information about how to obtain a free repair. This recall began on March 14, 2020.
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