1. 2016 Jeep Renegade TRAILER HITCHES NHTSA Campaign #16V545000

    • Date Announced: JULY 20, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 8,561

    Summary: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jeep Renegade vehicles manufactured August 25, 2014, to June 25, 2016, equipped with a factory-installed optional trailer hitch package. The trailer hitch assembly may have been attached with only a single fastener per side, not three per side as required.

    Consequence: Without the proper amount of fasteners, the trailer hitch assembly may separate from the vehicle, and any towed vehicle may no longer be properly connected, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install two additional fasteners per side, free of charge. The recall began on October 13, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S62. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V545000 »

  2. 2016 Jeep Renegade SUSPENSION:REAR NHTSA Campaign #16E013000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 18, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 50

    Summary: Daystar Products International, Inc. (Daystar) is recalling certain aftermarket replacement rear control arm brackets included in Daystar's 2015-2016 Jeep Renegade 1.5" spacer kit, part KJ09168BK, shipped from Daystar to distributors between October 27, 2015 and November 5, 2015. The affected spacers may have improper or incomplete welds on the top flange on the rear control arm bracket, that can allow the rear axle to shift while driving.

    Consequence: If the axle moves there could be an increased risk of a crash.

    Actions: Daystar will notify owners, and direct them to repair shops to have the brackets inspected and replaced as needed, free of charge. The recall began on March 11, 2016. Owners may contact Daystar customer service at 1-623-907-0081 or by email at Jbilyeu@daystarweb.com. Daystar's number for this recall is 16-01. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16E013000 »