approximately 86,000 model-year 2019 jeep cherokee suvs equipped with 2.4-liter used engine
the problem: due to a malfunctioning powertrain controller, in rare instances, the affected vehicles will exhibit an used engine stall during deceleration, most often while slowing to a stop, increasing the risk of a crash.
the fix: dealers will reflash the powertrain controller for free.
what owners should do: fca did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule. owners can call the manufacturer at 800-853-1403, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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