2000 Jeep CHEROKEE Structure Body Hood Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2000 Jeep CHEROKEE Structure Body Hood Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID388247
 Internal NHTSA #768731
 ManufacurerCHRYSLER GROUP LLC
 BrandJEEP
 ModelCHEROKEE
 Model Year2000
 File date18/10/02
 ComponentSTRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemFor the past month, i was unable to get my hood to open to get an oil change. I decided to take my car to vavoline to see if the mechanics there could open the hood. They were also unable to open the hood. They told me i would have to take it to a body shop, or the dealership. Later that evening while driving down the expressway at 70 mph, my hood flew open. I was unable to see in front of me. No one was injured and i was able to safely get my car to the side of the road. Very disturbed by this incident, i researched and discovered that dodge rams had a recall for corrosion of the return spring on the hood secondary latch that could cause the mechanism to bind in the release position and the hood could open unexpectedly. I have also contacted daimler chrylser regarding the incident. Dt
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateFLAT ROCK, MI
VIN pattern 1J4FF48S9YLXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase01/09/00
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type4WD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed70
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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