Jeep is remembering 62,909 plug-in hybrid Wrangler 4xe designs due to a software application problem that might trigger a power failure.
Dealerships have actually likewise been bought to stop offering the afflicted cars till the problem has actually been dealt with.
Every truck constructed in between September 2, 2020, and August 17, 2022, has the malfunctioning software application, which might trigger the engine to close down due to a condition “brought on by diagnostic responses to faults brought on by loss of interaction.”
2 mishaps and one injury have actually been connected to the problem, and 196 guarantee claims have actually been submitted.
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The repair for the voluntary recall includes upgrading the calibration software application for the Transmission Control Module, Hybrid Control Processor and Auxiliary Hybrid Control Processor.
The most recent 2023 design year trucks are being constructed with the brand-new software application.
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The Wrangler 4xe is the very popular plug-in hybrid car in the U.S., according to Jeep.
The four-door design has a beginning cost of $56,530 and is presently qualified for the federal $7,500 electrical car tax credit.
Main alerts are set up to start heading out to owners on January 12, 2023, however they can connect to the National Highway Traffic Security Administration Car Security Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 800-424-9153) or inspect www.nhtsa.gov to find out more. The upgrade will require to be finished at a service center.
Source: Fox News.