Almost 100K Jeep Cars Subjected To A Recall Due To Their Supposed Airbags Deficiency
More than ninety-nine thousand Chrysler Jeeps are being recalled off the market after discovering an alleged defect in the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) that could disable installed airbags without any prior notice.
Three Jeep Models Pulled Out Of The Market
According to a posting on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website, three car models manufactured by Chrysler under its Jeep lineup are being recalled. The models include the 2022 Grand Wagoneer and Wagoneer, and 2021 Grand Cherokee.
In fact, officials say that there are 99,255 Jeep cars that are included in the latest recall announcement due to fears about their airbags’ safety.
It is believed that the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) component of the car can disable the airbags without prior notice.
Authorities cite the reported defect as a major source of concern for the recalled vehicles’ driver and passengers in the event that the airbags do fail during a car collision.
What To Do In The Chrysler Jeep Airbag Recall
Chrysler has promised to send out letters to the owners of the recalled Jeeps that would notify them of the recall order as well as provide instructions about the possible solution for the fault. Those who are included in the recall can reach out to the nearest Jeep dealership to have their car’s ORC fixed without any additional payment.
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Editor’s Note on Jeep Airbag Recall – Chrysler Jeeps Fitted With Defective Airbags:
This announcement is a quick rundown of the most recent recall to hit Jeep vehicles. The abovementioned news involves the company’s cars allegedly having faulty software that would affect their airbags’ performance. We also suggest you read the Jeep Wrangler 4XE Electric System Lawsuit.
Case Name(s) & No.(s): Chrysler Jeep Models Airbag Recall; NHTSA Campaign No.: 21V873000
Jurisdiction: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Allegation(s): A software defect may cause the airbags of certain Jeep models to fail and not function properly.
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