The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Post 14V-391 Headliner Fires

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #RQ15003

    Component(s): Electrical System
    Electrical System:Fuses And Circuit Breakers
    Electrical System:Wiring
    Electrical System:Wiring:Interior/Under Dash
    Interior Lighting

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Totally Integrated Power Module Failure

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP14004

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: September 25, 2014
    • Date Closed: July 24, 2015
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Electrical System

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: Headliner Fires

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE13027

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: August 19, 2013
    • Date Closed: January 14, 2014
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Electrical System
    Electrical System:Fuses And Circuit Breakers
    Electrical System:Wiring
    Electrical System:Wiring:Interior/Under Dash
    Interior Lighting

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: Headliner Fires

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA14001

    Component(s): Electrical System
    Electrical System:Fuses And Circuit Breakers
    Electrical System:Wiring
    Electrical System:Wiring:Interior/Under Dash
    Interior Lighting

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  5. INVESTIGATION: Power steering hose failure

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE12020

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 19, 2012
    • Date Closed: December 07, 2012
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Steering
    Steering:Hydraulic Power Assist:Hose, Piping, And Connections

    Summary: There is no summary currently available