Several units of the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee are under stop-sale orders due to an issue where the key fob could lose connection with the vehicle, and when the owner used the key to get inside, the SUV became unable to drive because it was believed someone was there. trying to steal an SUV. Mopar Insider first reported this issue after getting a dealer bulletin explaining the discontinuation of sales. Motor1.com contacted Jeep for more details.
“We have identified a solution and are expediting the delivery of the appropriate parts to our dealer network. This issue affects a number of vehicles and does not require a recall for safety. We are contacting customers to let them know that a free service is available,” a spokesman for parent company Jeep Stellantis said. told Motor1.com.
Based on Mopar Insider, the dealer’s bulletin says that there is a problem with the vehicle’s radio frequency hub module. Among other things, this device functions as a signal receiver from the key fob when trying to operate the door display. It also monitors whether the smart lock is nearby when someone opens the locked door
The document allegedly says that Jeep intends to replace the radio frequency hub module on the affected Grand Cherokees.
The latest generation Grand Cherokee debuted for the 2022 model year as the smaller sibling of the larger Grand Cherokee L. Available with a 3.6-liter V6 engine producing 293 horsepower (219 kilowatts) and 260 pound-feet (352 Newton-meters) or a 5.7-liter V8 producing 357 hp (266 kW) and 390 lb-ft (529 Nm) ).
There is also a 4xe plug-in hybrid with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with a total output of 375 hp (280 kW) and 470 lb-ft (637 Nm). This model uses a 17-kilowatt-hour battery pack that provides an estimated range of 25 miles (40 kilometers) when running on electric power alone.