Fiat and Chrysler Recalls 800,000 Cars For Airbag Issues

Fiat and Chrysler issued more than one, but rather two reviews this week for two separate issues that, when joined, cover roughly 805,000 autos.

Review of The Principal: Airbag Deployment:

FCA’s first review covers 363,480 cases of the 2011-2015 Dodge Journey hybrid.

The review includes the vehicle’s front driver airbag. The airbag’s wiring outfit may get abraded inside the controlling wheel, and if that happens, it could cause the airbag to send. This expands the danger of both a crash and driver damage.

The fix is quite clear. Merchant specialists will review the vehicles, and if vital, supplant the airbag’s wiring inside the directing wheel. They will likewise introduce defensive spreads to forestall future wire scraping. The review is required to start on August 21, 2017.

Review of The Second: Alternator Failure:

FCA’s second review covers 442,214 vehicles. It’s part between many models, including the 2011-2014 Chrysler 300, 2011-2014 Dodge Challenger, 2011-2014 Dodge Charger, 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and the 2012-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Every one of the vehicles being referred to have a 5.7-liter V8 or a 3.6-liter V6.

For this situation, the issue can be followed to the autos’ alternators, regardless of whether they’re 160, 180 or 220 amps. The alternator may all a sudden come up short, which could make the vehicle slow down. On the off chance that the motor kicks the bucket while the vehicle is in movement, it could expand the danger of a crash. The alternator may likewise cut off, raises fire concerns.

The fix is about as straightforward as you may expect. Specialists will review the alternator and, contingent upon the part number, swap it out for another one. This review is relied upon to start on August 24, 2017.

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