RECALL: Jeep® Grand Cherokee & Grand Cherokee L For Taillight Side Marker Assemblies!

Side Markers May Not Illuminate...

Stellantis (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee (WL74) and the 2021 to 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L (WL75) for taillight side marker assemblies may be damaged and not illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, “Lamp, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee L Overland Off-Road. (Jeep).

A taillight side marker that does not illuminate can reduce vehicle visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

The affected units are as follows…

  • 2021 to 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L (WL75) – 98,832 units – Built between 12/3/2020 to 11/23/2021
  • 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee (WL74) – 354 units – Built between 5/17/2021 to 11/18/2021

Production and supplier records were used to identify the suspect periods.

2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Trailhawk. (Jeep).

Recall Chronology – 

  • On Wednesday, January 19th, 2022, the FCA US LLC (“FCA US”) Technical Safety and Regulatory Compliance (“TSRC”) organization opened an investigation as a result of a Dealer Communication Authorization requesting the return of Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee L taillamps.
  • From Wednesday, January 19th, 2022, through Thursday, June 23rd, 2022, FCA US TSRC reviewed FCA US records and met with FCA US engineering to review the issue and to understand the affected components, failure mode, and determine the suspect population.
  • On Wednesday, June 29th, 2022, the FCA US TSRC organization recognized there exists a population of vehicles built with damaged taillamp-side markers, potentially not in compliance with FMVSS No. 108.
  • On Thursday, July 21st, 2022, FCA US determined, through the Vehicle Regulations Committee, to conduct a voluntary safety recall of the affected vehicles.
2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Limited. (Jeep).

Dealers will inspect and replace both body-mounted tail light assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed Friday, September 16, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Z50.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.


Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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