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Jeep Grand Cherokee (2012 – 2019)

Published on 21. 05. 2021
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Problem description:

Cracks may form in the EGR cooler. This could increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee models affected by this recall were manufactured between 19 December 2012 and 17 January 2019.

Jeep recall code: W79
Affected models: Grand Cherokee
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 34 334

Source: Rapex Alert 20/2021 A12/00678/21

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Type of alert Serious
Make Jeep
Model Grand-Cherokee
Production period 19. 12. 2012 - 17. 1. 2019
Risk Fire
Type/number of model Individual approval
Country of origin USA
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20210521



What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Jeep dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle's history

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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