FCA Australia Pty Ltd — Vehicle Recovery Strap supplied with 2014 - 2018 (KL) Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
What are the defects?
The vehicle recovery strap does not comply with the labelling requirements of the Consumer Goods (Motor Vehicle Recovery Straps) Safety Standard 2017 or the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard) (Motor Vehicle Recovery Straps) Regulations 2010 (Cth).
What are the hazards?
The absence of suitable warnings or information on the strap's labelling could result in consumers using the strap in an unsafe manner.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should stop using the product immediately.
FCA will notify owners of affected straps who can then schedule a booking with their nearest authorised Jeep dealer who will inspect the strap and repair it (or replace it if needed) at no cost to the owner.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.