In June 2012, Chrysler expanded this recall to include model year 2006 and 2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles, representing an additional 137,176 vehicles.
This recall now concerns certain my 2004-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles. The total number vehicles being recalled is now 346,900. These vehicles were manufactured from July 3, 2003 through June 29, 2007. The recall addresses those vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia. Some vehicles may be equipped with rear lower control arms that can experience a rear suspension lower control arm fracture due to excessive corrosion due to application of road salts during winter weather conditions.
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 12v085000
NHTSA Action Number: Ea11013
Potential number of units affected: 346,900
Model Years: 2004-2007
Consequence: A fracture of the rear lower control arm may result in a loss of vehicle control and may lead to a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear lower control arms on all affected vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia, free of charge. The safety recall began on March 26, 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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