Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over crankshaft fault

The fault may cause the affected vehicles to lose power suddenly

PUB JWK 19 US 4 FCA 034 White Grnd Chrke Pre Jpeg

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Australia has recalled eight of its Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK) model over a crankshaft issue.

In the small number of affected vehicles, made between 2018 and 2020, the signal from the crankshaft position sensor may fail, according to Product Safety Australia.

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The fault could result in the engine stalling, the driver being unable to restart it, or total loss of engine power, increasing the risk of an accident happening.

When parts become available, FCA Australia will contact owners of the affected model advising them to take their vehicle to their preferred Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep dealer for repair, free of charge.
For further information, owners can call 1300 133 079 or contact Jeep online: www.jeep.com.au/contact-us.html

MORE: Grand Cherokee news and reviews
MORE: All Jeep stories

 

How are you finding our new site design? Tell us in the comments below or send us your thoughts at feedback@whichcar.com.au.

 

Subscribe to Australian car magazines

Subscribe to any of our motoring magazines and save up to 49%


Subscribe

 

NEWS

New entry-level Jeep crossover
News

Entry-level Jeep SUV set for production in 2022

Details emerge for Jeep’s new entry-level SUV

8 May 2021
Tristan Tancredi

We recommend

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.