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  • Chrysler Recalling Nearly 907,000 Cars, SUVs

    October 16, 2014 9:11 AM

    DETROIT (AP) - Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires. The recalls, posted Thursday by U.S. safety regulators, push the total number of recalls so far this year... more »
  • Mayor: Toledo, Fiat Chrysler Should Work Together

    October 13, 2014 1:04 PM

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Toledo's mayor isn't about to pick a fight with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, even if it pulls Jeep Wrangler production out of the city where the vehicle's roots date to World War II. That's because the automaker will still have a large presence in the area... more »
  • Ohio Leaders Scramble Over Hints It May Lose Jeep

    October 7, 2014 8:10 AM

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's governor and the mayor of the state's fourth-largest city talked with the head of Chrysler over the weekend about the future of the Toledo-built Jeep Wrangler, just days after the automaker indicated production could be moved when a new model comes out. Chrysler CEO... more »
  • Toddler Crashes Jeep, Runs Home To Watch Cartoons

    July 25, 2014 11:04 AM

    MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) - Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons. Authorities say the 3-year-old boy wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening and knocked it out of gear. Witnesses say it... more »
  • Vehicles To Be Recalled Or Fixed In Jeep Case

    June 27, 2013 6:31 PM

    Chrysler has agreed to recall just over 1.5 million older Jeep SUVs in a deal reached last week with government safety regulators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initially wanted the company to recall 2.7 million Jeeps due to the risk of fire in rear-end collisions. But in a... more »
  • Chrysler To Recall 919,000 SUVs To Fix Air Bags

    November 9, 2012 8:47 AM

    DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling more than 919,000 older-model Jeep SUVs worldwide because the air bags can inflate while people are driving them. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the recall affects Jeep Grand Cherokees from the 2002 through 2004 model years. Also covered are Jeep Libertys... more »
  • Feds Investigate Jeep Patriot Stalling Problem

    October 19, 2012 9:49 AM

    DETROIT (AP) - Federal safety regulators are investigating complaints that Jeep Patriot SUV engines can stall without warning at highway speeds. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration affects about 112,000 Patriots from the 2011 and 2012 model years. The U.S. safety agency says it received a dozen... more »
  • Feds Probe Jeep, Ram Models For Safety Problems

    July 23, 2012 8:39 AM

    DETROIT (AP) - A government agency is investigating safety problems with two vehicles made by Chrysler, the Ram pickup truck and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV. The rear wheels can lock up in Rams from the 2009 and 2010 model years, potentially causing crashes, while power steering fluid hoses can leak... more »
  • Chrysler Recalls Small Jeeps To Fix Gas Valves

    April 6, 2012 9:16 AM

    DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling about 1,700 small Jeeps because faulty gas tank valves can cause fires. The recall affects some 2012 all-wheel-drive Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs. Chrysler says the valves were damaged when the manufacturer tested them for leaks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the... more »
  • No Injuries After Jeep Crashes And Lands On Car

    October 9, 2009 7:32 AM

    No one was injured in a bizarre accident in Scott County. We're told it happened Friday morning near the Dairy Queen across from K-Mart on the bypass in Georgetown. Police said a Jeep travelling northbound on the bypass somehow clipped another vehicle, went airborne and landed on another car that... more »