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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee
6 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Official recalls have been issued for the 2006 Jeep Grand 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.
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #14V438000
Summary: This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, drivers should adjust their seat to allow clearance between the driver's knee and the ignition key, and remove all items from their key ring, leaving only the vehicle key. Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, to July 5, 2007, and 2006-2007 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, to July 5, 2007. In the affected vehicles, the driver may accidentally hit the ignition key with their knee, unintentionally knocking the key out of the run position, turning off the engine.
Consequence: If the ignition key inadvertently moves into the OFF or ACCESSORY position, the engine will turn off, which will then depower various key safety systems including but not limited to air bags, power steering, and power braking. Loss of functionality of these systems may increase the risk of crash and/or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch, free of charge. Chrysler sent interim notifications to owners in September 2014. The recall began on October 9, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P41. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V438000 »
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE), ELECTRICAL SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #13V175000
Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 11, 2004, through March 9, 2010; and 2006-2010 Jeep Commander vehicles manufactured January 31, 2005, through March 10, 2010. A transfer case electrical failure may result in an unintentional shifting of the transfer case into the neutral position.
Consequence: If the vehicle shifts into neutral, it may roll away increasing the risk of a crash or personal injury.
Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the final drive controller which governs the transfer case, with new software, free of charge. The recall began on August 15, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N23. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V175000 »
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUSPENSION NHTSA Campaign #09E039000
Summary: Rock krawler is recalling 44 performance suspension systems sold as aftermarket equipment for use on the vehicle listed above. These suspension systems were produced with grade 2 carriage bolts instead of the proper grade 5 carriage bolts. The improper grade 2 carriage bolts could experience a loss of clamping force for the bottom strut fork.
Consequence: This condition could cause a loss of effective lift and lowering of the affected vehicle, possibly creating the driver to panic which could possibly lead to a vehicle crash.
Actions: Rock krawler will notify owners and provide a free remedy. The safety recall began on October 15. 2008. All the affected untits have been remedied. Owners may contact rock krawler at 1-518-270-9822. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E039000 »
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000
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 »
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE NHTSA Campaign #07V434000
Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the software programmed into the ABS electronic control module may allow a momentary delay in braking when coasting up a hill during certain conditions.
Consequence: This could cause a crash without warning.
Actions: Dealers will reprogram the ABS electronic control module with new software that prevents this condition free of charge. The recall began on October 22, 2007. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07V434000 »
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE NHTSA Campaign #06V295000
Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the inflator connector for the driver's air bag may have been incorrectly assembled.
Consequence: The air bag may not inflate properly which can increase the risk of injury in certain crash conditions.
Actions: Dealers will repair the driver's front air bag inflator free of charge. The recall is expected to begin the week of August 2, 2006. Owners should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V295000 »
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