Recall List for the 1989 Jeep Wrangler

Official recalls have been issued for the 1989 Jeep Wrangler 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. 1989 Jeep Wrangler FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #07E064000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 27, 2007
    • Vehicles Affected: 34,000

    Summary: Certain federal-mogul aftermarket fuel pumps sold under the brand names of carter, accuflow, Napa, truflow, parts depo, and parts master, shipped between August 2006 and July 2007 for use on the vehicles listed above. The fuel pump diaphragm in certain production runs may have been improperly installed or inadequately tested which may cause the fuel pump to leak.

    Consequence: A leaking fuel pump could create a vehicle fire hazard.

    Actions: Federal-mogul will notify owners and replace the defective fuel pumps free of charge. The recall began on October 15, 2007. Owners can contact federal-mogul at 248-354-7700. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E064000 »

  2. 1989 Jeep Wrangler 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 »

  3. 1989 Jeep Wrangler EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #04E041000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 07, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 80

    Summary: Bestop aftermarket rear shell roof racks, manufactured between April 27 and May 20, 2004, designed for use with the bestop hardtop made for the 1986-1995 and 1997-2003 Jeep Wrangler. The cockpit cover may not stay latched to the roof rack because the latch bracket mispositions the rotary latch to the cockpit cover. As a result, the cockpit cover may not stay latched to the roof rack and could separate from the roof rack. This recall only pertains to aftermarket rear shell roof racks and has no relation to any original equipment installed on Jeep Wrangler vehicles by DaimlerChrysler.

    Consequence: Should this occur, the cockpit could cause injury by striking persons outside the vehicle or could become a distraction or an obstacle to other drivers, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Bestop will notify its customers and provide a repair kit and installation instructions free of charge. Owner notification began June 16, 2004. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact bestop customer service department at (800) 845-3567. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04E041000 »

  4. 1989 Jeep Wrangler FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #94V106000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 09, 1994
    • Vehicles Affected: 230,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Multipurpose passenger vehicles equipped with plastic fuel tanks. The fuel tank sending unit gasket can crack causing fuel and fuel vapor leaks.

    Consequence: Fuel and fuel vapor leaked from the fuel tank can result in fire when exposed to a source of ignition.

    Actions: Replace the fuel tank sending unit gasket. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #94V106000 »

  5. 1989 Jeep Wrangler VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #93V150000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 11,000

    Summary: Windshield frame metal may crack at the wiper arm pivot mountings due to metal stress during wiper operation.

    Consequence: This can cause dislocation and binding of the wipersystem linkage which, in inclement weather, could affect driver visibility andresult in an accident.

    Actions: Retrofit with a windshield frame reinforcement at the wiper pivot locations and install new redesigned linkage components to reduce stress at the pivot mountings. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93V150000 »

  6. 1989 Jeep Wrangler SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #92V148000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14, 1992
    • Vehicles Affected: 280,000

    Summary: On 1987 through early 1990 models, both front brake hoses can wear due to direct contact with the wheel opening splash shields. On the late 1990 through 1992 models, periodic rubbing contact of the left front brake hose can occur due to movement of the splash shield in certain vehicle operating conditions.

    Consequence: Either condition can cause loss of front brake systemfunctions, resulting in increased stopping distances and an increased risk ofvehicle accident.

    Actions: The 1987 to 1990 model vehicles will have both splash shields replaced and both front brake hoses replaced as necessary. All affected late 1990 through 1992 model year vehicles will have additional fasteners installed to further secure the left side splash shield. Also, the left front brake hose will be inspected and replaced as necessary. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #92V148000 »

  7. 1989 Jeep Wrangler FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE NHTSA Campaign #90V168000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20, 1990
    • Vehicles Affected: 75

    Summary: In a rear impact collission, fuel tank may leak fuel in excess of amount allowed by FMVSS 301 because of misbuilt fuel tank skid plates.

    Consequence: In the presence of an ignition source, this could resultin a fire. Vehicle would not comply with FMVSS 301.

    Actions: Install flange on fuel tank skid plate. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #90V168000 »

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