FCA Australia Pty Ltd — WK Jeep Grand Cherokee Tow Bar Kit
What are the defects?
The WK Jeep Grand Cherokee tow bar kit sold between 31 May 2017 - 16 March 2018 has bolts and washers that may lose torque during towing.
What are the hazards?
If the bolts and washers on the tow bar lose torque during towing, the tow bar may become loose and/or detach from the vehicle, potentially posing an accident risk to the vehicle occupants or other road users.
What should consumers do?
Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by direct mail and advised to stop using their tow bar immediately. Once a remedy and parts become available, owners will receive a second letter advising that they should contact their nearest FCA Australia dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.
FCA Australia Pty Ltd
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.