1994 Jeep GRAND CHEROKEE Power Train Axle Assembly Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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1994 Jeep GRAND CHEROKEE Power Train Axle Assembly Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID449318
 Internal NHTSA #10047761
 Model Year1994
 File date06/06/03
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemVehicle fire originating from plastic gas tank.*mr the consumer noticed a small leak on the right rear tire. The tire was changed with the compact spare and the consumer proceeded about 35 miles to have the tire repaired. The consumer was making a turn when he noticed a cloud of smoke coming from the vehicle. When he pulled over he saw that the vehicle was on fire at the rear axle. Axle oil was pouring out and covered the plastic fuel tank which was also in flames. The fire was extinguished and the vehicle was towed to a dealer for temporary repair. The consumer was told that the problem was caused by using the compact spare with a smaller diameter on a all time four wheel drive vehicle. Both the front a rear axles were so hot that the cover gaskets melted. The manufacturer denied any responsibility. The 1996 jeep grand cherokee was recalled (recall # 757) for a similar problem and the consumer believes the scope of the recall needs to be extended to include other years. The spare tire used caused friction between the both front and rear differentials, resulting in fluid loss and a spark which started the fire. *ph *nlm
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueCONSUMER LETTER
 City and StateNEWPORT, MN
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?Y
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase06/06/03
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
Drive train typeAWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed30
 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 nameUNKNOWN
 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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