Stellantis recalls SUVs over disengaging turn signals

Auburn Hills, MI – May 9, 2024 – Stellantis (NYSE:STLA), which owns the Jeep brand, is recalling 12,221 2022 Jeep Cherokee SUVs whose turn signals may disengage immediately after being turned on.

The defect augments the risk of an accident.

Recall summary

Turn signals on cars “self-cancel” after the driver returns the steering wheel to the central position. In the affected SUVs, the mechanism that ensures that was not built correctly, causing the turn signal to disengage as soon as the driver releases the stalk.  

Recall risks

With turn signals not operating, other motorists may not be aware of the driver’s intentions, which increases the risk of a crash and injury.       

Other Jeep recalls

Some of these SUVs may have been affected by a July 2023 recall caused by the loss of stability, as reported.

More recently, in May 2024, Jeep recalled hybrid Wranglers and Grand Cherokees over an issue with the windshield defrosting system, also as reported.

The repair

Dealers will replace the steering column control module free of charge. 

Owners will be notified on May 17, 2024.    

Is your vehicle a part of this recall?

Over 12,000 Cherokee SUVs are affected by this Jeep turn signal recall. To do a Jeep recall check and see if yours is one of them, please use MotorSafety’s free vehicle lookup tool.

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