Recall List for the 1985 Jeep Cherokee

Official recalls have been issued for the 1985 Jeep Cherokee by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Jeep service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Jeep customer service.

  1. 1985 Jeep Cherokee EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #09E025000

    • Date Announced: MAY 11, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 42,540

    Summary: Dope, Inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dope, Inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on July 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E025000 »

  2. 1985 Jeep Cherokee EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  3. 1985 Jeep Cherokee EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E026000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 61,944

    Summary: Certain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.

    Actions: Pro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. The recall began on April 3, 2006. Owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E026000 »

  4. 1985 Jeep Cherokee VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL NHTSA Campaign #97I002000

    • Date Announced: MAY 02, 1997
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,010,400

    Summary: Vehicle description: Multipurpose passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. This is not a safety recall in accordance with federal regulation 573. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the Agency. Drivers can mistakenly step on the accelerator pedal when they intend to step on the brake pedal.

    Consequence: Pedal misapplication by a driver can cause unintended acceleration.

    Actions: Dealers will install a shift interlock on the automatic transmission of these vehicles. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #97I002000 »

  5. 1985 Jeep Cherokee SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC NHTSA Campaign #88V106000

    • Date Announced: JULY 01, 1988
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,600

    Summary: Brake booster vacuum reservoir canisters may develop leaks due to bumper impact.

    Consequence: This would result in loss of power brake assist and anincrease in stopping distance.

    Actions: Replace brake booster vacuum cannisters with new type cannisters; also, install a restriction orifice to ensure sufficient vacuum in event cannister leakage occurs. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #88V106000 »

  6. 1985 Jeep Cherokee VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL NHTSA Campaign #84V138000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 02, 1984
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,218

    Summary:

    Consequence:

    Actions: The dealer will have the module properly secured if necessary, without charge. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #84V138000 »

  7. 1985 Jeep Cherokee STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR NHTSA Campaign #84V122000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 30, 1984
    • Vehicles Affected: 265

    Summary: Improperly tightened bolt on steering shaft allows the connector on the shaft to slip. Steering movements will not be transmitted to the gear box.

    Consequence:

    Actions: The vehicle will be inspected and the upper pinch bolt will be tightened if necessary at no charge to owner. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #84V122000 »

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