Jeep initiates recall for Wrangler 4xe over fire risk

Jeep initiates recall for Wrangler 4xe over fire risk

Stellantis is implementing urgent safety measures involving the recall of 32,125 Jeep Wrangler 4xe vehicles designed specifically for the US market. The recall is an effective step to identify the fire risk issues in the 2021-2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe models.

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  • How many US-specific Jeep Wrangler 4xe vehicles have been recalled due to a potential fire risk?

    A total of 32,125 Jeep Wrangler 4xe vehicles designed specifically for the US market have been recalled due to a potential fire risk.
  • What is the remedy for the recalled models?

    Stellantis is implementing software flash to deal with the fire hazard issue in the affected Jeep Wrangler 4xe vehicles. If a specific error code is detected, the battery pack will be replaced.
  • Jeep Initiates Recall for Wrangler 4xe over fire risk

    This decision was taken after the routine review of the company’s customer data, revealing eight unfortunate instances of Jeep Wrangler 4xe units catching fire while they were parked. Six fire hazard incidents occurred during the charging process. Stellantis has advised affected owners not to recharge their Jeep Wrangler 4xe cars and park them away from other vehicles until the issue is resolved.

    Stellantis is implementing software flash to deal with the fire hazard issue in the affected Jeep Wrangler 4xe vehicles. If a specific error code is detected, the battery pack will be replaced. 

    Jeep Initiates Recall for Wrangler 4xe over fire risk

    The PHEV Jeep Wrangler 4xe testifies to the commitment of the brand to blending cutting-edge efficiency with the Wrangler’s iconic open-air freedom. For the 2024 model, the Wrangler 4xe comes with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, delivering 637 Newton-meters of torque, 375 horsepower, and mind-boggling performance with a full-float Dana rear axle.

    The Jeep Wrangler 4xe boasts a revamped exterior with a trail-ready stealth antenna, distinctive seven-slot grille, and versatile open-air configurations. The cabin is equipped with luxurious amenities like a cutting-edge 12.3-inch Uconnect 5 touchscreen, 12-way power-adjustable front seats, and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration. Safety has been prioritized with the inclusion of forward collision warning, first- and second-row side curtain airbags, and advanced cruise control. The Hispanic Motor Press acclaimed the Wrangler 4xe as the Adventure Vehicle of the Year earlier this month.

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