Statement: Air-bag Inflators

Posted on 11. Jan, 2019 by in Chrysler Canada

January 10, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

FCA US LLC is recalling an estimated 1.4 million vehicles in a U.S. to reinstate passenger-side air-bag inflators that may, on deployment, send shrapnel into a car cabin.
 
The Company is unknowingly of any injuries or accidents compared this car population.  
 
The forsake is related to heat cycling, steam and time. This remember is a fourth and final proviso of a concurrent report determined by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and grown to constraint poor air-bag inflators constructed by a former Takata.
 
To date, FCA US has transposed some-more than 4 million Takata inflators. However, a Company’s register of deputy tools has outpaced direct for service.
 
“We strongly titillate a business to respond to their remember notices by contacting an certified Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep/Ram dealer,” pronounced Mark Chernoby, FCA’s Head of North American Safety and Regulatory Compliance. “Recall use is free, we have deputy tools and dealers are prepared to help.”

Affected are vehicles in these populations:

  • 2010 Ram 3500 pickup
  • 2010 Ram 4500/5500 framework cab
  • 2010-2011 Dodge Dakota pickup
  • 2010-2014 Dodge Challenger competition coupe
  • 2011-2015 Dodge Charger sedan
  • 2010-2015 Chrysler 300 sedan
  • 2010-2016 Jeep® Wrangler SUV

Additional vehicles of a same forms will be removed in Canada (est. 88,830), Mexico (12,821) and markets outward a NAFTA segment (118,084).
 
Suspect inflators are not used in any FCA US vehicle currently in production.

The Company will advise influenced business when they might report service. Customers with questions or concerns might call a FCA US Recall Information Center during 1-800-853-1403.
 

Tags: ,

Comments are closed.