Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee/Dodge Durango
RECALL Subject : Front Left Brake Caliper May Break
Report Receipt Date: MAR 23, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V168000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 14,768
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango vehicles manufactured December 9, 2015, to January 14, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the left front brake caliper may crack due to being made from an incorrect material.
A cracked brake caliper may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front left brake caliper and depending on its casting date, replace it, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S16.
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