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Jeep 4xe Fire Risk Update: Computer Update Has Glitches and Class Action Lawsuit

Key Takeaways

🍋 Only certain Wrangler 4xe models, are being recalled. It’s less than 1% of the 4xe models in the US that are plug-in and have a 14.0 lithium-ion battery stashed under the back seats.

🍋 Outside of the US, 3856 4xe models in Canada are being recalled and 9249 outside of North America.

🍋 The recall comes off of Stellantis—Jeep’s parent company—investigation of 8 car fires where 6 fires have a common denominator.

In recent news, Jeep is recalling 32,125 Wrangler 4xe models from 2021 to 2024 due to a fire risk.

The reason for this recall is Jeep’s parent company, Stellantis, found eight vehicle fires in a routine customer data check. 

For the most part, six of those fires started when the plug-in-hybrid Wranglers were connected to chargers while parked and turned off.

Nonetheless, Jeep is no stranger to the Lemon law. This might be a good time to contact a Lemon Law attorney to discuss a potential Lemon Law strategy if the fix is not enough. 

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Jeep Wrangler 4xe Recall: The Investigation

According to the Stellantis team, after routine customer data reviews, found eight vehicle fires that as a result, required to be looked at further.

Consequently, six of the Jeep fires happened when they were charging and the car turned off. The company is grateful that no accidents or injuries have been reported.

Stellantis let owners know that the cars can be driven, just park them far, far away for fear that a fire will happen. Sounds kind of silly saying it out loud but nevertheless… 

For this reason, we outline what the recall is about and how to get a fix if your Jeep is defective. 

Jeep Wrangler Recall: Is it Only The 4xe?

Jeep Wrangler 4xe Recall
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Specifically, the recall targets Wrangler 4xe models with a plug-in-hybrid powertrain and a 14.0-kWh lithium-ion battery under the rear seats.

In reality, only about 1 percent of all manufactured 4xe vehicles or 32,125 Jeeps are affected. To fix the issue, owners can choose a software update or a complete battery pack replacement.

Global Impact: Beyond U.S. Borders

In this situation, the US reports 19,020 Jeep Wrangler 4xe’s affected. An additional 3,856 units in Canada and 9,249 units outside of North America are also affected.

Stellantis will manage the logistics for the affected vehicles inside and outside North America.

Wrangler 4xe Recall: What's The Fix?

Stop driving a lemon

Surprisingly, owners have two solutions: a software update or a complete battery pack replacement.

Jeep is no stranger to “Park Outside” recalls, with the latest affecting 2014 – 2016 Jeep Cherokee models.

That recall was also a fire hazard because of a faulty powered lift gate module failing because of an electrical short.

Jeep Wrangler 4xe Lemon Law

In light of the Jeep Wrangler 4xe recall, understanding the Lemon Law is crucial for affected owners.

If your Wrangler 4xe continues to breakdown, or show safety-related defects, the Lemon Law can protect your investment.

Eligible Jeep owners may qualify for a buyback or replacement.

To navigate Lemon Law complexities, seek legal assistance. vast network of Lemon Lawyers can help you find a Lemon Law attorney in your area.

Our experts specialize in working with consumers that are dealing with vehicle defects.

Our Lemon lawyers ensure they receive deserved compensation or resolution.

Wondering if your Wrangler meets Lemon Law Criteria? Drop us a line and we will help you get your answer.

Jeep Wrangler 4xe Recall FAQ's

Stellantis is recalling more than 32,000 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid SUVs from the 2021-2024 model years due to a potential fire risk associated with the battery pack.

Owners of affected vehicles are advised to contact Jeep at 800-853-1403 for further instructions. The recall involves the replacement of the battery pack to address the fire risk.

Yes, the recall affects Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid SUVs from the model years 2021 to 2024.

Owners can check if their vehicle is part of the recall by contacting Jeep directly or visiting the official Jeep website for the latest information on recalls. where owners filed. lemon law claims for their Jeeps, resulting in settlements.

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