Handful of Jeeps in exceedingly minor recall

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Limited Black

Under a hundred 2022 Grand Cherokees, including the L model, can fail to tell drivers if the turn signals are working due to a software error. The fix is, unsurprisingly, a software update. 65 Grand Cherokees in the United States, all made on January 26, 2022, are affected; 16 were the standard model and 49 …

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Small number of 2022 Compasses recalled for bad welds

2022 Jeep Compass Altitude

Jeep is recalling over a hundred 2022 Jeep Compasses because the front seat head restraints were not welded in the right place, which could cause injuries or death in a crash. Only 114 cars sold in the United States are affected, along with those sold outside the country (Canadian sales are typically around 10% of …

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Old-series minivan fires: no cause found, no recall needed

RS Grand Caravan minivan

The NHTSA’s probe of minivan fires in the “RT” series Town & Country and Grand Caravan has ended after nearly two years with no recommended actions. The investigation covered 170,000 minivans from 2013 to 2020 which had a charge port between the middle and back seats, based on three reported fires. Neither NHTSA nor Chrysler …

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Two actual recalls on April Fool’s Day

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve and Overland

Jeep is recalling certain 2021-22 Grand Cherokee Ls due to a missing weld in the seatback frame to the child seat anchor. The good news is that, of 4,586 vehicles sold in the U.S. which are potentially involved in the recall—those built from October 13, 2021 to February 2, 2022—only 3% are expected to have …

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