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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1981 Jeep Cherokee

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1981 Jeep Cherokee, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRES

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA88009

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling:Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: ELEC. REAR WINDOW

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA88005

    Component(s): Visibility

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

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