Vehicles Affected: Approximately 168,092 model-year 2014-15 Jeep Cherokee SUVs.
The Problem: In the affected vehicles,the side curtain and seat-mounted airbags could inadvertently deploy, increasing the risk of a crash. FCA said it is aware of a “small number of inadvertent deployments involving drivers who executed extreme maneuvers.” The automaker is unaware of any related accidents or injuries.
The Fix: Dealers will upgrade and recalibrate the related software for free.
What Owners Should Do: FCA has not yet announced an owner notification schedule. Owners can call FCA at 800-853-1403 for more information.
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