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    FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    http://fox2now.com/2018/05/25/fiat-c...ruise-control/

    2015-17 Chrysler 200 sedan

    2014-18 Chrysler 300 sedan

    2014-18 Dodge Charger sedan

    2014-18 Dodge Durango SUV

    2014-18 Dodge Journey crossover

    2014-18 Jeep Cherokee SUV

    2014-18 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV

    2014-18 Ram 2500 pickup

    2014-18 Ram 3500 cab chassis

    2014-18 Ram 3500 pickup

    2014-18 Ram 4500/5500 cab chassis

    2014-19 Ram 1500 pickup

    2015-18 Dodge Challenger coupe

    2017-18 Chrysler Pacifica minivan

    2018 Jeep Wrangler
    '93 YJ, 4.0, NV4500, Atlas, 35s
    '17 WK2, 5.7, ZF8HP70, NV245, 31s

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    Re: FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    Crazy how the media has the information before it is released to the dealerships. So, don't everyone call the dealerships right away to get the repair done. From what I understand it is a computer update/flash. Once I see official news on the recall/repair from FCA I will post it here for information. Right now dealers have no information on the Recall or Repair procedure.

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    Re: FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    Quote Originally Posted by Rich@MooreChryslerJeep View Post
    Crazy how the media has the information before it is released to the dealerships. So, don't everyone call the dealerships right away to get the repair done. From what I understand it is a computer update/flash. Once I see official news on the recall/repair from FCA I will post it here for information. Right now dealers have no information on the Recall or Repair procedure.

    Rich
    That is crazy. Must piss dealers off at FCA, at least a little.
    '93 YJ, 4.0, NV4500, Atlas, 35s
    '17 WK2, 5.7, ZF8HP70, NV245, 31s

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    Re: FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    Yes, all day the phone calls for people wanting to check to see if their vehicle has the recall and wanting to set an appointment to get it repaired. Almost 5pm on Friday and still no FCA word or info available about the "" recall "". Best way to check is go to the NHTSA website and type in your vin #, if there is an open recall on the vehicle it is on there. So far none I have checked today are on there. I will post when I see some info on it. Still have lots of wranglers with clockspring and air bag open recalls.

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    Re: FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    Update,

    First information out for this recall. Recall # U49 is for 2014-2018 Dodge Journeys with gasoline engine and cruise control. It is to reprogram the PCM. Owner notification letters will begin mailing 6-1-2018. So, I am assuming they are going to release this in stages by vehicle model and years. Right now 14-18 Journeys only.

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    Re: FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/25/1...stuck-software
    The problem in question can arise when, while using cruise control, these vehicles accelerate to maintain the set speed. While unlikely, FCA says, there’s a chance that this could happen at the same time as a short circuit in a “specific electrical network” in the car, which could leave the car stuck in cruise control.
    Seems like correcting the affected circuitry would be a better approach than applying a software mod. According to the info above, there is still the potential for a short in a “specific electrical network” which doesn't sound good.
    I guess the software fix is cheaper.
    Last edited by KennethS; 05-29-2018 at 12:01 PM.
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    Re: FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    Software can create shorts by enabling sinking gates at wrong time.

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    Re: FCA Recalling 4.8M vehicles including JL

    I guess it is just a fluke that the cruise quit on my 2013 JKU the day the cruise recall was announced. The only Wranglers effected are 2018s.
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