Chrysler (FCA US) – Inoperative Defrosting/Defogging System/FMVSS 103

Chrysler (FCA US) is recalling certain 2021-2024 Jeep Wrangler and 2022-2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. A hybrid control processor (HCP) software error may cause the defrosting and defogging system to be inoperative. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 103, “Windshield Defrosting and Defogging Systems.”

Affected models: ,

Report Received Date 20240215
NHTSA ID 24V111000
Consequence Summary An inoperative windshield defrosting and defogging system may decrease the driver's visibilityeasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action Dealers will update the HCP software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 5, 2024. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is 04B.
Recall Code 04B
Potentially Affected 199143
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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