Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
Good
Rear Crash Protection Results
Marginal
Side Impact Test Results
Poor
Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
Good
Rear Crash Protection Results
Marginal
Side Impact Test Results
Marginal
Frontal crash ratings - Driver
Frontal crash ratings - Passenger
Side crash ratings - Driver
Not Rated
Side crash ratings - Passenger
Not Rated
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 09E044000
Mfg's Report Date: JUL 08, 2009
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 308


Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 308 AFTERMARKET MOPAR TOW BAR ASSEMBLIES, P/N 82209758, SOLD DURING 2007 AND 2008 CALENDAR YEAR WHICH ARE USED TO TOW MY 2007 AND 2008 JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES.

Consequence:
THE TOW BAR KIT CAN FAIL UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS. THIS CAN RESULT IN THE TOWED VEHICLE TO SEPARATE FROM THE TOWING VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Remedy:
CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY THE OWNERS OF ALL 2007 AND 2008 MODEL YEAR JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES WHO COULD HAVE PURCHASED A RECALLED TOW BAR AND WILL REPLACE THE TOW BARS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

Notes:
CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. J24. THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO CHRYSLER AFTERMARKET MOPAR TOW BAR ASSEMBLIES AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON JEEP WRANGLER VEHICLES. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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