The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0354/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Wrangler

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 7 May 2018 and 21 August 2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Jeep

Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e4*2001/116*0116*26; Type: UA5

Risk type: Injuries
The welds on the front track bar bracket may not be located correctly on the seam.
This may cause separation of the front track bar bracket from the frame, reducing steering control and leading to an accident without prior warning.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Passenger car under Jeep recall code UA5.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden