Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2010 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. The transmission skid plate, which is close to the catalytic converter, can collect debris.
NHTSA campaign ID number: 12V216000
NHTSA action number: PE12009
component: Power train: Automatic transmission
Potential number of units affected: 67,872
Consequence: If this occurs, the debris can ignite without warning, resulting in a vehicle fire.
Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the skid plate with a skid bar, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during May 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to Safercar.
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