Chrysler Recall 2012: Chrysler recalls nearly 210,000 Jeep SUVs due to possible corrosion problem

By on Mar 9, 2012 in Automobile, United States Comments

Updated: June 12, 2012 1:00 p.m.

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Chrysler recently announced a voluntary recall of nearly 210,000 (around 209,724) Jeep Liberty SUVs, which were sold in 20 US states, due to possible corrosion problem that could potentially cause crashes.

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As noted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on its official website on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, the affected 2004 and 2005 Jeep Liberty SUVs were manufactured between July 3, 2003 and July 14, 2005.

According to NHTSA, the affected vehicles were sold in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia.

Based on the report, Chrysler will be replacing the lower control arms in the rear suspension of the cars since the corrosion problem that could arise from salt treatments on roads during snow and ice conditions, which may cause car crash.

Nevertheless, Chrysler said they will contact the affected owners and replace the rear lower control arms for free, which is being expected to start by the end of April this year, emphasizing that they are not aware of reports of any related incidents.

For more information about this latest Chrysler recall, costumers are being invited to contact NHTSA Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or to visit

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