NEWS Jeep recalls Wrangler 4xe after 2 accidents, 1 injury

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Jeep just announced a recall of 63,000 Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrids. Some drivers have had their power switch off unexpectedly, and two accidents and one injury have been reported. The recall applies to 2021 through 2023 Wrangler 4xe models. Since early November, Jeep said it has been aware of 112 customer assistance records, 196 warranty claims, 65 field reports, two accidents and one potential injury related to a software issue.

Why is Jeep recalling the Wrangler 4xe?

JeepĀ® Wrangler Rubicon 4xe Hybrid | Stellantis

According to the provided documents, the unexpected power cut was due to a communication problem that caused the electronic system to take erroneous diagnostic actions. As early as September 2021, Jeep was aware of this problem. It then analyzed stall reports and combined vehicle history to determine the problem.

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