FCA Australia Pty Ltd—2015 Jeep Cherokee KL
What are the defects?
The Air Conditioning (A/C) hose may have been misrouted during the manufacturing process. The A/C hose may come in contact with the engine exhaust manifold. Prolonged A/C hose contact with the engine exhaust manifold may result in a leak of the A/C refrigerant and/or A/C refrigerant oil
What are the hazards?
A/C refrigerant oil on a hot exhaust manifold could result in underhood smoke and/or an engine compartment fire.
What should consumers do?
FCA Australia will notify vehicle owners who can take their vehicle to a Jeep dealership whereby the vehicle will be repaired.