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If the weld seam splits, the steering wheel may lose center positioning causing a loss of steering responsiveness and increasing the risk of a crash.

Affected Product

2018 Jeep Wrangler

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V343000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 539


Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. The intermediate steering shaft may not have been properly welded causing a split where the external spline is formed.


Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the intermediate steering shaft, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 14, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U48.

3 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 06/01/2018 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – U48

Defect Notice 573 Report
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