JEEP COMPASS 2018 – SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Make : JEEP Model : COMPASS Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-01-12 – 2018-01-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V279000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-05-31 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-01 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-03
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: U42
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2761
Summary:
      Chrysler “FCA US LLC” is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The front lower control arms may be incorrectly welded, potentially resulting in a control arm separation.
Consequence:
      If the lower control arm separates, it can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front lower control arms, free of charge. The recall began May 31, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U42.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.
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