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2020 Jeep Gladiator: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,400 model-year 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup trucks

The Problem: The rear driveshafts may have been incorrectly assembled without grease in the monoblock joint, which may cause overheating and a seizure. This could cause the driveshaft to fracture, resulting in a sudden loss of drive power. If the driveshaft completely separates, it may become a road hazard. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the driveshaft for free.

What Owners Should Do: Jeep manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will begin notifying owners Oct. 18. Owners can call FCA at 800-853-1403, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Jeep Gladiator

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