2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid recalled because engines may shut down

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Stellantis is recalling 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid SUVs as a result of a problem that might trigger engines to close down whereas driving.

The recall, which encompasses 12,458 doubtlessly affected autos within the U.S., addresses a software program points that might trigger a lack of communication between the transmission management module and hybrid management processors, in accordance with the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA). This lack of communication might set off a shut down of the gasoline engine, the company mentioned.

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Stellantis informed the NHTSA that it isn’t conscious of any crashes or accidents associated to this subject, though it did obtained seven buyer help requests, 10 guarantee claims, and 6 area studies documenting the situation.

Sellers will set up up to date management software program freed from cost as a treatment. This up to date software program was carried out in manufacturing beginning on Nov. 19, 2022. All 2022-model-year Grand Cherokee plug-in hybrids constructed earlier than that date are included within the recall.

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

That is the primary recall thus far for the Grand Cherokee 4xe, which debuted as a 2022 model. The Wrangler 4xe, which makes use of an identical plug-in hybrid powertrain aimed toward maximizing off-road functionality, was additionally beforehand recalled for potential engine shut-downs. This recall, introduced in November 2022, encompassed 62,909 autos from model years 2021-2023.

The Jeep 4xe fashions have confirmed standard. The Wrangler 4xe has been the bestseller amongst plug-in hybrids, and lately received a worth minimize as a part of a 2024-model-year refresh of the Wrangler lineup. Jeep has stopped stocking non-hybrids within the California emissions states, so for a lot of prospects the 4xe fashions are the one choice for a Grand Cherokee or Wrangler exterior of a customized order.

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