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2011 Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Sport Utility POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY Recall

On March 01, 2011, the NHTSA and Jeep announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Sport Utility POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY Recall

Recall ID # 11V145000 - POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Recall Date
MAR 01, 2011

Model Affected
2011 JEEP WRANGLER

Recall Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 12, 2010, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10, 2010. SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DEGRADATION OF FASTENER TORQUE FOR VARIOUS FRONT AND REAR AXLE ATTACHMENTS TO THE CHASSIS MODULE.

Defect Consenquence
THIS COULD RESULT IN NOISE, OR ULTIMATELY, DEGRADATION IN STEERING AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy
DEALERS WILL RE-TORQUE ALL NINETEEN FASTENERS TO THE MAXIMUM RESIDUAL TORQUE VALUES. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 24, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Units Affected
18326

Notes
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC L09
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