vehicle over 50 yards. Incredibly, no one was hurt in the incident. To watch the two videos of the fire apparently captured by two San Diego television stations click here and here.
According to NHTSA, the investigation involves about 50,000 2015 Jeep Cherokees.
Surprisingly, the California fire is not an isolated incident. A separate complaint was filed with NHTSA by another 2015 Jeep Cherokee owner on January 5, 2015, stating that the vehicle was traveling at 60 miles per hour when the driver noticed smoke under the hood. The vehicle reportedly only had 45 miles on it.
To read more about the defect investigation, and the consumer complaints submitted to NHTSA, click here and here.
Do you own a 2015 Jeep Cherokee? Has your vehicle had an oil or fuel odor, an oil or fuel leak, or smoke or flames coming from the engine compartment? Or, has your Jeep Cherokee been in the shop repeatedly for repairs but the problems are still not fixed? You may have a lemon!
Take the Ohio Lemon Law Test at www.OhioLemonLaw.com, or in Kentucky at www.KentuckyLemonLaw.com to see if you are entitled to get a new truck or your money back. If so, call us on our Toll Free Hotline at 1-888-331-6471. And, if you are thinking about getting a new 2015 Jeep Cherokee, then you may want to hold off until Chrysler figures out how to fix the current models under investigation.
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