Monday, August 27, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: Dodge And Jeep Are In The Hot Seat For Potential Braking Issues



If you have your 17 Digit VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), click here to see if there is a recall on your vehicle.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V523000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 154,335
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Dodge Grand Caravan and Jeep Compass, 2018 Dodge Journey, and 2019 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle's brake system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U86.

If you have your 17 Digit VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), click here to see if there is a recall on your vehicle.

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