Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced a call for review to more than 500,000 units of the popular Jeep Wrangler. The cause is a possible fault in the airbag of the driver, that I might not jump in case of the off-road had an accident. According to the brand, so far there have been no regrets any kind of injuries or accidents that have been caused by such a problem.
apparently a spring that is located on the steering wheel and which forms part of the mechanism of the airbag could fail if you were exposed to dust or dirt. This would not be the only cause, but it could also appear the same fault in the case of driving the Wrangler with the roof or the doors removed, as well as being led off road for a long time (one of the main purposes of this model).
In any case, the manufacturer claims that the warning light of the airbag will illuminate, alerting the driver of the problem. Therefore users are advised to get in touch with the dealer if this happens. united States is the country most affected by the call to review, because there, they 392.464 units Jeep Wrangler manufactured between 2007 to 2010 and 7.435 Wrangler of the year for 2011 until 2016, with the steering wheel to the right for a special service.
In other countries there will be more Jeep Wrangler 2007 to 2010 are affected. In Canada the figure is 35.412 units, in Mexico there is 8.529 units and by the rest of the world are dealt 62.580 units more. Changing the subject, there will be another call to a review by the FCA, this time to the Fiat 500. Would be affected 80.474 units worldwide and the problem may lie in the clutch of some versions with a manual gearbox.
Source – Reuters