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Old 03-07-2011, 02:18 PM   #1
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2010-2011 Wrangler Recalled -Drivetrain

2010-2011 Jeep Wrangler recalled over possible drivetrain problem — Autoblog

JEEP / WRANGLER 2010-2011
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
Mfr's Report Date: MAR 01, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V145000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20,459

Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011 JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES MANUFACTURER FROM JULY 12, 2010, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 10, 2010. SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DEGRADATION OF FASTENER TORQUE FOR VARIOUS FRONT AND REAR AXLE ATTACHMENTS TO THE CHASSIS MODULE.

Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN NOISE, OR ULTIMATELY, DEGRADATION IN STEERING AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL RE-TORQUE ALL NINETEEN FASTENERS TO THE MAXIMUM RESIDUAL TORQUE VALUES. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:
CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NO. L09. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

*Edit: Sorry for the all caps, I copied and pasted directly from the site

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Old 03-07-2011, 03:03 PM   #2
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Thanks for the heads up.

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Old 03-07-2011, 03:57 PM   #3
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Nerds! Mine falls into the recall. I better go get torqued
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Old 03-07-2011, 05:17 PM   #4
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Mine was made in July, but I can't figure out what day. Anybody know a way to decipher the VIN?

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Mine was made in July, but I can't figure out what day. Anybody know a way to decipher the VIN?

Just go on the jeep website and you can punch in your vin number. It then tells you if you have a recall
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Old 03-07-2011, 09:16 PM   #6
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I wonder which bolts are loose, and if they’ll round out any holes before they get re-torqued?
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Old 03-07-2011, 09:31 PM   #7
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Just go on the jeep website and you can punch in your vin number. It then tells you if you have a recall
Duh... do it the easy way. They only list the "door latch" recall for mine. But, I did ask for my build sheet since I had to register anyway.
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:04 PM   #8
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Went and checked mine, it was made in Oct-2010. I guess I am in the clear

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