Jeep Cherokee recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 48,990 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because a faulty fuel tube may leak, which could start an engine fire.

The recall applies only to 2018 Cherokees equipped with 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engines; the action is expected to begin June 20, 2018. FCA said it is unaware of any accidents or injuries related to this problem. 

The Details

Vehicles recalled: Certain 2018 Jeep Cherokee SUVs with 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines built between Sept. 1, 2017, and Jan. 4, 2018.

The problem: A thinly sliced fuel tube may leak and could result in an engine compartment fire, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.

The fix: FCA says it will inspect the fuel tube and replace it if necessary, free of charge.

How to contact the manufacturer: FCA will contact owners of recalled vehicles. They can also call FCA at 800-853-1403.

NHTSA campaign number: 18V282000. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U39.

Check to see whether your vehicle has an open recall: Plug the 17-digit vehicle identification number into the NHTSA website. It will tell you whether your vehicle has any open recalls that need to be addressed.

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