FCA Recalls 2016 Grand Cherokee for Transmission Issues

Posted by: Xavier Kwan onMay 16th, 2016

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FCA will be issuing a recall on their 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee for a wiring harness issue related to their transmission shifter. The issue has been identified as a faulty wire harness terminal which is associated to the transmission gear selector could come loose and not engaging the shifter to move out of “Park” or “Neutral” after parking. FCA has said that the issue originated from a wire that was not crimped properly during production.

In the interim, FCA has advised that all owners of the affected vehicles use the parking brake when leaving their vehicle. The total number of vehicles affected by this recall is estimated at 32,267 in the US and 2,095 in Canada.

We encourage owners of these affected vehicles to contact their local dealers for additional information.



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