Jeep Grand Cherokees Pose No Engine Fire Risk: NHTSA

Law360, New York (January 8, 2013, 4:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has given 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee models a clean bill of health after a five month investigation into the cause of reported engine fires, according to documents released Tuesday.

NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation said it analyzed complaint data provided by Chrysler as well as complaints submitted to ODI from consumers.

The agency said its analysis identified 24 reports of power steering hose blow-offs resulting from a dislodged power steering cooler turbulator fin in some early production vehicles....
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