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    Durangos, Grand Cherokees recalled again for brake problems

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    OTTAWA — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada has launched a second recall to fix leak-prone brake boosters in 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos. According to Transport Canada, shields meant to prevent water from entering the boosters and freezing may have been incorrectly installed during a 2014 recall. The federal safety agency said in August […] More

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    Next-gen Jeep Wrangler unmasked in Halloween surprise

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    In a Halloween surprise, Jeep on Tuesday evening unmasked its long-awaited redesigned 2018 Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited — though it left most of the details under wraps until the Los Angeles Auto Show in late November. The three images make clear that the iconic off-roader will stay true to its previous form, retaining its ability […] More

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    Everything we know about the next-gen Wrangler

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    Allen has said his mission with the Wrangler was to not screw it up. He and his team experimented heavily — primarily through the brand’s annual Easter Jeep Safari one-off vehicles — and explored alternatives such as all-aluminum construction and independent suspension setups. The team settled on a design that sticks close to the Wrangler’s […] More

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    FCA recalls Jeep Compasses over airbag problem

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling about 8,000 Jeep Compass utility vehicles – about 1,000 in Canada and Mexico – because passenger-side airbags could contain loose fasteners. A supplier advised FCA that during the airbag module assembly process, loose fasteners might have inadvertently fallen undetected into a small number of modules. The airbags then entered the […] More

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    Jeep plans optional soft-top on Scrambler pickup

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    The Scrambler is scheduled to go into production in November 2018 at FCA’s Toledo Assembly Complex. It will be built on the line that assembles the current-generation “JK” Wrangler. While engineering the JL Wrangler, which officially debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show next week, designers had to redesign the roof supports to meet updated […] More

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    Jeep Cherokee gets new engine, nip and tuck for 2019

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    DETROIT – Jeep’s midsize SUV, the Cherokee, gets a new turbocharged 2.0-litre I-4 engine, a new face, and a number of tweaks as part of an extensive freshening for the 2019 model year. The optional new turbocharged I-4 engine delivers 270 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque, and joins the standard 180-hp 2.4-litre I-4 engine […] More

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    FCA Canada recalls 19,000 vehicles over brake issue

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    FCA Canada is recalling 19,000 vehicles because a problem with the brake system could lead to crashes. In certain vehicles, gas bubbles can form in the brake fluid and lead to “a soft brake pedal feel and a reduction in brake performance,” according to a recall notice on Transport Canada’s website. The government agency says […] More

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    Jeep pickup to be called Gladiator, enthusiast website says

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    The folks at JeepScramblerForum.com — who’ve been right on top of flushing out the details of the Jeep Wrangler-based pickup scheduled to make its debut this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show — now say they’re probably going to have to change the name of their website. That’s because they believe the pickup’s name will be […] More

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    Gladiator fulfills Jeep’s long-delayed dreams of a pickup

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    Inside, the Gladiator picks up a number of the Wrangler’s styling cues and features, especially in first-row seating and instrumentation, including its optional 8.4-inch touch-screen Uconnect infotainment system. But the second-row seats are exclusive to the pickup, with seat bottoms that fold up to expose a storage compartment with an optional lock, and a seat […] More

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    Jeep Gladiator’s conquest plan: Stand out from the crowd

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    The North American truck market is a big one, and it’s growing seemingly by the day. But not one of the available trucks has removable doors. In a few weeks, that small but noteworthy gap in the market will be filled by the Jeep Gladiator, an all-new rig that represents Fiat Chrysler’s initial bid to buccaneer […] More

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