Another batch of Chrysler recalls will have certain Dodge, and Jeep SUVs returned to the dealership to repair engine cooling, airbags, and possible vehicle roll away problems. Anyone receiving a notice are asked to take their vehicles in as soon as possible. For more information about these recalls, owners are asked to contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. (more…)
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Chrysler has announced several recalls for certain Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles involving brakes, fuel systems, engine cooling, and airbags. Anyone receiving recall notices are asked to take their vehicles in for repairs as soon as possible. For more information on these recalls, owners are asked to contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. (more…)
The job of an oxygen sensor in a vehicle is to compare the oxygen content coming out of the exhaust to the oxygen content in the exhaust stream. This helps the vehicle computer determine whether to enrich or lean the fuel mixture, allowing the catalytic converter to operate more efficiently and reduce emissions into the environment. Exhaust byproducts can often block the sensor’s element over time causing poor fuel economy and increased emissions. (more…)
Chrysler is recalling certain 2013 Dodge Challenger vehicles manufactured in December 2012 and January 2013 and equipped with a V6 engine. Some of these vehicles could experience an electrical short circuit between the starter motor B+ cable assembly electrical terminal and the starter solenoid. (more…)
Chrysler will be contacting owners of certain 2009-2010 Dodge Ram 1500 and 2009-2010 Dodge Dakota trucks about a problem with the rear axle pinion nut. Because of a lack of adhesive, the nut could loosen resulting in the rear axle locking up. If this happens while the vehicle is being driven the driver will experience a loss of control, increasing the chance of an accident. Chrysler will be contacting owners starting in November and dealers will secure the nut by installing a pinion nut retainer. For more information about the problem, owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
Chrysler will be contacting approximately 1,500 owners of certain 2013 Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles (SUV) about a possible problem with their vehicles supplemental side curtain air bags. According to the report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), certain vehicles may have been manufactured with the incorrect airbag occupant restraint control (ORC) module. The incorrect module could result in the vehicles supplemental side curtain airbags not deploying properly if the vehicle is hit from the side or to the rear of the second row seat. Chrysler will be contacting owners, starting next month, and will correct the problem by replacing the the ORC module free of charge. Owners wanting more information on the problem can contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
Chrysler will be recalling a small number of 2012 Chrysler Town and Country and 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan minivans because the lift gate pinch sensor may not function properly. According to the recall report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an increased force may be needed to stop the power liftgate during the final closing stages and consumers could be injured if the door closes on an appendage. Owners receiving a notice can take their vehicle to their Chrysler or Dodge dealership to get the pinch sensor replaced. For more information about the problem contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
Chrysler has announced that they will be recalling certain 2011-2012 Chrysler 300 and 2011-2012 Dodge Charger vehicles for electrical problems. According to Chrysler, the plastic insert surrounding the fuse for the power distribution center could distort due thermal expansion and contraction. This distortion could interrupt power to the anti-locking braking system (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC) system, making them inoperable. Chrysler will fix the problem by relocating the fuse to a cooler area. Owners wanting more information about the problem can contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.