1994 Jeep GRAND CHEROKEE Suspension Front Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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1994 Jeep GRAND CHEROKEE Suspension Front Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID206787
 Internal NHTSA #719472
 ManufacurerDAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
 BrandJEEP
 ModelGRAND CHEROKEE
 Model Year1994
 File date11/10/99
 ComponentSUSPENSION:FRONT
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn 10-11-99 the above auto had a flat tire, which was replaced on the vech. By the factory original spare, a t155/90d16. The tires on the balance of the auto were p235/75r15. The spare was placed on the right rear. While driving a few short miles, the car seemed unresponsive in handling, and smoke/fluid started coming out of the transfer cases. The auto was then trailered to the jeep dealer listed. The next day the front and rear transfer cases were inspected, no damage was visible, seals and fluid replaced. Since that time, the rear of the auto has been "growling"(as the service tech called it). Now the diagnosis is axle problems possible, with the repair bill at approx $1500. 00. My contention is that all of this was due to an incorrect size spare being placed in the vechile when manufactured. I have spoken to three engineers in the auto industry that say the problem began with the small spare. Has there been any other action with daimler chrysler/jeep on this issue? I am sending a letter today to jeep seekingresolution on the matter. Any suggestions.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLANSING, MI
VIN pattern 1J4GZ58S4RCXXXXXX
 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 purchase01/03/94
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type4WD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed45
 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
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 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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