Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced on Thursday the recall of certain Jeep Cherokee SUVs for a transmission issue that could lead to the vehicle rolling away when it is supposed to be in “park.”
A driveline connection may slip and lead to a loss of a power. The affected car won’t be able to go, and it won’t be able to park. This could increase the risk of vehicle roll-away. This is not related to the widespread FCA recall of 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles, which was attributed to a confusing new gear shift design.
The current recall affects 67,248 Jeep Cherokees from model year 2014-2017, though FCA is aware of only a single incident that resulted in no injuries. Only Cherokees equipped with a two-speed power transfer case on 4×4 models are being recalled. Vehicles with a single-speed power transfer unit are not affected.
The fix is to update the transmission…