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2016 Jeep Renegade recall S62

Jeep Recall S62: Trailer Hitch Assembly May Separate From Vehicle

2016 Jeep Renegade

Without the proper amount of fasteners, the trailer hitch assembly may separate from the vehicle, and any towed vehicle may no longer be properly connected, increasing the risk of a crash.

Trailer Hitches

Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jeep Renegade vehicles manufactured August 25, 2014, to June 25, 2016, equipped with a factory-installed optional trailer hitch package. The trailer hitch assembly may have been attached with only a single fastener per side, not three per side as required.
Actions
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install two additional fasteners per side, free of charge. The recall began on October 13, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S62.
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Date Announced
JUL 20, 2016
Vehicles Affected
8,581
Jeep Recall #
S62
NHTSA Campaign #
16V545000
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