Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) has announced a recall of tens of thousands of Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator vehicles due to a defect that could lead to accidents. The recall affects 2018-2023 Jeep Wrangler and 2020-2023 Jeep Gladiator vehicles equipped with manual transmissions.
The defect in the clutch can cause it to fail, leading to an increased risk of an accident. Chrysler is urging owners of these vehicles to bring them into their local dealership for repairs as soon as possible. The company is offering free repairs for all affected vehicles.
The recall affects 35,829 Wrangler SUVs from the 2020 through 2023 model years and 2022 and 2023 model year Jeep Wrangler 4xes. Owners can check if their vehicle is affected by searching for vehicle recalls by VIN or signing in to their Mopar® account to see recall information related to their Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram vehicle.
Jeep is taking this issue seriously and has urged owners not to drive their vehicles until they have been repaired at a local dealership. The company has also issued a warning about potential fire risks associated with the recalled vehicles. Consumers should be aware of these risks and take the necessary precautions when driving their recalled vehicles.