Electrical System
Electrical System:Wiring:Interior/Under Dash
Visibility:Defroster/Defogger/Hvac System:Fan/Motor

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This investigation was opened on November 21, 2006 based on two owner reports and one E-mail report alleging an interior fire in the passenger side area of the dash panel.DaimlerChrysler (DCC) has identified a defect in the blower motor of the HVAC system in the subject vehicles and in certain 2007 model year Liberty vehicles.the defect report states, "under certain conditions the heating, ventilation and airconditioning (HVAC) blower motor may overheat and cause an interior fire."DCC will recall 149,065 vehicles to replace the original HVAC blower motor with one of a new design.the vehicles included in the recall are all 2006 model year and 2007 model year Jeep Liberty vehicles built from start of production through August 15, 2006.see NHTSA recall number 07V089 for details.
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