Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango hit with brake-related recall – Autoweek

Left brake caliper might have actually been gained from the incorrect material

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 14,768 instances of the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs with regard to a prospective issue along with a brake caliper. The remember pertains to 2015 and 2016 model year vehicles.

“In the damaged vehicles, the left-front brake caliper might break because of being gained from an incorrect material,” the Nationwide Highway Traffic Protection Administration states. “A cracked brake caliper might lengthen the distance called for to prevent the auto and increase¬†the threat of a crash.”

The damaged SUVs were manufactured throughout a relatively brief period: Dec. 9, 2015 with Jan. 14, 2016.

The automaker has actually no more showed any type of traumas or mishaps in connection along with this issue, however it is taking the issue seriously.

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FCA will certainly start notifying owners soon, and dealers will certainly examine and change the front-left brake caliper, if necessary. The alternative will, of course, be without charge.

Owners of these vehicles can easily call FCA at (800) 853-1403 and usage the remember code S16. Owners can easily additionally call the Nationwide Highway Traffic Protection Administration auto Protection Hotline at (888) 327-4236 along with concerns concerning this recall, or browse through safercar.gov.