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2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Recall: Incorrect Transmission Park Rods Installed

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If the incorrect park lock rod is installed, the transmission may not shift into 'PARK' and keep the vehicle from moving, increasing the risk of unintended vehicle movement and the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V280000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 71


Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Dodge Charger, Durango and Challenger, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wrangler, Chrysler 300, and RAM 1500 vehicles. An incorrect transmission park lock rod may have been installed in the transmission.


Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install the correct park lock rod, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U43.

3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

Recall Acknowledgement

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 05/08/2018 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – U43
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