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Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
DODGE / NITRO 2010


Manufacturer: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC Mfr's Report Date: JUL 07, 2010

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V315000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION

COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
Potential Number of Units Affected:

Summary:

CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 LEFT HAND DRIVE LIBERTY, RIGHT AND LEFT HAND DRIVE JEEP WRANGLER, DODGE NITRO AND RAM 1500 TRUCK VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY FORMED MASTER CYLINDER TO HYDRAULIC CONTROL UNIT (HCU) BRAKE TUBE ASSEMBLY END FLARE.

Consequence:

THIS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID AND REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE TUBES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:
CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NO. K15. 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 .
 
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