Wrangler http://michiganradio.org en Feds expand investigation of Jeep Wrangler fires http://michiganradio.org/post/feds-expand-investigation-jeep-wrangler-fires <p>DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators have expanded an investigation into Jeep Wrangler fires.</p><p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking Chrysler for information about Wranglers from 2007 through 2012.</p><p>That is an expansion of a probe that began March 28, and focused on vehicles from the 2010 model year.</p><p>Chrysler makes Jeeps. It sold more than 532,000 Wranglers from 2007 through March.</p><p>The government says 23 Wrangler owners have complained about fires. Complaints say four people were hurt and two houses were damaged. Three of the injuries were minor burns.</p><p>Chrysler had no immediate comment on the expanded probe Wednesday. It has said the Wrangler meets or exceeds all safety standards and has an excellent safety record.</p><p>An investigation can lead to a recall. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:40:27 +0000 The Associated Press 7004 at http://michiganradio.org Feds expand investigation of Jeep Wrangler fires