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Jeep recalls 63,000 Wrangler 4xe PHEVs due to engine shutdown problem from model years 2021-2023

The company also issued a stop-sale order to dealers

December 2022 – — Jeep has issued a recall that applies to nearly 63,000 units of the plug-in hybrid Wrangler 4xe built between the 2021 and 2023 model years. The engine in SUVs included in the campaign can unexpectedly turn off due to what the manufacturer calls “a loss of communication.”

Assigned campaign number 22V865000 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the recall includes 62,909 units of the Wrangler 4xe built between September 2, 2020, and August 17, 2022. Jeep notes that only plug-in hybrid models are affected by this problem; the non-hybrid Wrangler isn’t part of the recall. The company says these SUVs can experience “an engine shutdown condition caused by diagnostic reactions to faults caused by loss of communication.” Losing power while driving increases the risk of a crash.

Owners of affected cars will receive more details about the recall via mail starting on January 12, 2023. In the meantime, Jeep has issued a nationwide stop-sale order for the Wrangler 4xe……. MORE >>

Report Receipt Date: November 23, 2022
Communication Loss May Cause Engine Shutdown
An engine shutdown can cause a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V865000
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Component(s): ENGINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 62,909

NOVEMBER 2022 — Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021-2023 Jeep Wrangler 4xe vehicles equipped with 2.0L Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle engines. A loss of communication may cause an engine shutdown. Dealers will update the transmission control module software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 12, 2023. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall ZB7.

Report Receipt Date: October 13, 2022
Unsecured Fuse inside High Voltage Battery
Excessive heat may cause the fuse to fail and result in a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V768000
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 13,722

OCTOBER 2022 — Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Jeep Wrangler Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) vehicles. The high voltage (HV) battery pack assembly was built with incorrect fasteners to secure the 200-amp fuse, which can generate excessive heat. Dealers will inspect and replace the HV battery fuse, as necessary. Dealers will also inspect the battery assembly for damage and replace it, if necessary. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 2, 2022. Chrysler’s number for this recall is Z71.

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