StaffAllpar HomeMore NewsCarsTrucksUpcomingRepairsTest drives

Some Cherokees recalled for rare issue

by David Zatz on

Jeep is voluntarily recalling around 53,000 Cherokees with power liftgates to install better moisture shielding for their electronics. The recall affects only Cherokees made after February 18, 2015, for the 2015 and 2016 model years.

18-inch wheels with pad prints

There was a similar recall in June, for Cherokees made before February 18.

The company is not aware of any related accidents. This latest campaign affects certain model-year 2015 and 2016 Jeep Cherokee SUVs, but is limited to vehicles equipped with power liftgates. Customers will be contacted; modules that appear to have been exposed to water will be replaced, and all work will be done free.  In the meantime, Jeep asked affected Cherokee owners with power liftgates to keep their cargo areas dry, and if needed, to contact the company at 1-800-853-1403. The recall does not affect Cherokees with manually operated liftgates.

Know & Go screens
Employees created new FCA US app—first available to Ram TRX

Newest Ram Built to Serve models honor the U.S. Air Force

Former Ram chief engineer Michael J. Cairns

More Mopar Car
and Truck News

Some popular Allpar pages





Dodge Demon

2018 Wrangler JL



Staff details/contactsTerms of ServiceInformation is presented to the best of our knowledge. Plans change and sometimes mistakes are made. Decisions or purchases made based on this site's verbiage or images are done at the reader's own risk. Also see the Allpar News archives, 1997-2008 • Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. • Mopar, Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, HEMI, and certain other names are trademarks of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.