Chrysler recalls 26,000 model year 2016-2017 Jeep Cherokees

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A damaged power transfer unit may cause a loss of drive power

Chrysler is recalling 25,980 model year 2016-2017 Jeep Cherokees, expanding a recall issued in 2020.

The power transfer unit (PTU) may become damaged and disengage the transmission and differential, resulting in a loss of drive power or loss of park function.

A loss of drive power can increase the risk of a crash.

A loss of park function can cause an unintended vehicle rollaway, which can increase the risk of a crash or injury.

What to do

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will perform a software update free of charge.

Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at (800) 853-1403.

Chrysler's number for this recall is 45A. 

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