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Fuel Spit-back Continues to Plague Chrysler Vehicles, Owners on the Hook

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Reprinted from The Safety Record, Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2011 Fuel “spit back” through the filler neck has been a longstanding problem in several Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep models, caused by the Inlet Check Valve (ICV) mounted in the fuel tank. Despite some limited recalls and at least one extended lifetime warranty, this defect, [...]

Center for Auto Safety Calls for Jeep Recall

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Reprinted from The Safety Record, Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2009 WASHINGTON, D.C – The Center for Auto Safety has called for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate defective fuel tank design in 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees, and to recall any of the popular SUVs with a fuel tank located behind the rear [...]