More than 1 million Jeep SUVs have yet to be fixed in the 18 months since a recall was issued for the 2003-07 Liberty and 1993-98 Grand Cherokee models because they can catch fire when rear-ended, reports Bloomberg News.
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Since the initial recall in June 2013, six people have died in crashes, according to the Center for Auto Safety. The group's executive director, Clarence Ditlow, said the slow repair rate was "woeful" and that Jeep, and its parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US, must do more to fix the affected vehicles.
FCA US responded that it's doing the best it can to find the owners for vehicles that are possibly on their second or third owners.
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