It will recall another 200,000 of the vehicles sold in other countries.
In documents filed with the
Chrysler discovered the problem after it and NHTSA received consumer complaints of a "hard pedal feel" to the brakes in some vehicles. A tear-down of some of the brake systems in the cars found the corroded part.
The automaker is asking owners to take their SUVs back to dealers so that a water diverter shield can be added to the booster.
Technicians also will test the booster to confirm it can hold an acceptable amount of vacuum pressure to make the brakes work properly. If the booster inspection confirms an unacceptable loss of vacuum pressure, the booster will be replaced.