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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »