FCA Australia Pty Ltd — 2014-2018 (KL) Jeep Cherokee
What are the defects?
Computer software for the Power Control Module (PCM) is faulty. In certain circumstances this may affect cruise control and the possible locking of speed or cause acceleration of the vehicle.
What are the hazards?
If the driver does not shift to neutral or apply the brakes to stop the vehicle this condition can cause a vehicle crash without warning.
What should consumers do?
Consumers will be contacted by mail advising them to schedule an appointment with their nearest Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealer for repair. The dealer will inspect the software levels of the PCM and Transmission. If necessary they will reprogram the PCM and Transmission Control Module.
For further information consumers can contact: https://www.jeep.com.au/contact-us.html or call FCA Australia on 1300 133 079.