Jeep Wranglers Recalled Worldwide; Chrysler Says The 87,000 Vehicles Involved Pose Fire Risk
Chrysler has issued a recall of 87,000 Jeep Wranglers worldwide due to a fire risk. The recall affects only Wranglers from the 2010 model year that have automatic transmissions and were built before July 14, 2010 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA.
In the recall, Chrysler states that debris can get caught between a plate the protects the transmission and the catalytic converter causing the debris to become hot and ignite.
Chrysler has said that it knows of 14 incidents of this occurring, mostly when the vehicle is driven off-road where more debris is present.
Owners of the affected Wranglers should taken the vehicle to any Jeep dealer where it will be fixed for free.