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    Report: Total auto recalls already on record pace in 2014
    2014-04-08

    If you've noticed that there have been more recalls than usual this year, you may be on to something. According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the US market is on pace to break a record for recalls. In 2013, 22 million cars were recalled. We're only a third of the way through 2014, though, and we've already halved ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling 49K Chargers for headlight components
    2014-03-14

    Chrysler has issued a recall for about 49,375 2011 and 2012 Dodge Chargers with halogen headlamps due to a problem with the lights. The automaker says that there could be an issue with the jumper harness and other related components. The automaker says that 43,450 cars are affected in the US, 2,850 in Canada, 375 in Mexico and 2,700 outside of North ...

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    Recalls: 25,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango SUVs recalled over brake feel
    2014-03-10

    Chrysler has announced that it is recalling over 25,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from several markets over concerns about brake feel under hard braking. The affected models are from the 2012 and 2013 model years, although the actual dates of production aren't available. 18,700 are in the US, while 825 are in Canada, 530 are in Mexico and ...

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    Followup: NHTSA closes book on Jeep 'trailer hitch' recall after all
    2014-01-20

    After much debating and hand-wringing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now says it has "no reservations" with Chrysler's plan to recall certain Jeep Liberty and Grand Cherokee models over concerns that their fuel tanks, which are located behind the rear axle, could rupture or leak in the event of a rear impact. The longstanding argument ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalls AWD 300, Charger, Ram 1500 over ZF transmission
    2013-12-24

    What do the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Ram 1500 all have in common? Yes, they're all Chrysler products, and two of them are based on the same platform. And we're sure you could find more similarities between them all, but the common trait we're looking at here is that, while they all come standard in rear-drive form, they're also available with ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalls small number of 2013-2014 cars and trucks over engine debris
    2013-12-12

    Chrysler is recalling a small number cars over issues with their 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines. The recall, which affects 522 examples of its 2013 Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 models, as well as 2014 Jeep Compass and Patriot CUVs has to do with potential debris in the balance shaft bearings. The abrasive stuff can cause the oil pressure to drop, ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalls 1.2 million Ram pickup trucks
    2013-11-09

    Chrysler has announced that it will issue three separate recalls that will cover as many as 1.2 million Ram pickup trucks for "steering-system tie rods that may have been misaligned during assembly or steering-system service." The vast majority of these trucks were sold in the United States, though some trucks in Mexico, Canada or overseas will be called ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalls 2013 Ram pickups, 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    2013-07-17

    Chrysler's spate of successful products is about to be marred by a trio of recalls. The Pentastar is recalling 51,477 Ram trucks and Jeep SUVs. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there have been no reported accidents, injuries or deaths related to the affected vehicles. The largest action covers the Ram 1500, which is seeing ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling over 280k minivans because airbags may deploy on wrong side
    2013-07-08

    Chrysler has issued a recall for some 2013 Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan and Ram C/V Tradesman vans built between May 10, 2012 and June 7, 2013. These vehicles may have a software error that would cause the wrong side (opposite side) airbags to deploy in a crash. With this defect, a left-side impact would cause the right-side airbag to deploy, ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling nearly half a million vehicles with active head restraints
    2013-07-04

    Chrysler has announced that it will recall roughly 490,000 vehicles around the globe due to a potential active head-restraint problem. The problem is being blamed on "potentially faulty microcontrollers" that may keep the vehicles' anti-whiplash active safety feature from working properly. Chrysler says it has no knowledge of any accidents or injuries ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling 630k Jeep models worldwide
    2013-06-06

    Despite its refusal to recall 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty models this week over a gas tank fire risk, Chrysler will be recalling 630,000 Jeep Compass (pictured), Patriot and Wrangler vehicles around the globe for a pair of entirely different reasons. The affected Compass and Patriot models are all from the 2010 to 2012 model years – ...

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    Opinion: Chrysler taking big risk snubbing NHTSA
    2013-06-05

    Maker Insists Feds Overstate Risk Of Fires With Grand Cherokee, Liberty Models It's not often that recall stories make it above the fold, in that old newspaper parlance, but when one shows up as the lead story on the network evening news programs, you know it's something big. And so it is with Chrysler snubbing its nose at a request by the National ...

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    Official: Chrysler defies NHTSA, says it won't recall 2.7M Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty models
    2013-06-05

    Facing a possible recall totaling around 2.7 million of its most popular SUVs, Chrysler remains insistent that the 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty are safe vehicles. This comes on the heels of a recall request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for these two models due to fuel tanks mounted behind the rear ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling over 200k vehicles across its brands
    2013-04-10

    With more than 200,000 units across six separate recalls and almost all of its brands, it appears that Chrysler has officially jumped headfirst into the recall pool this month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued three official recalls for the automaker, and The Detroit News is reporting that the automaker itself has announced ...

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    Recalls: Small number of 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger models recalled
    2013-02-24

    A small number of units of the 2013 Chrysler 200 (inset) and 2013 Dodge Avenger are being recalled over a broken control valve in the fuel tank assembly. The potential 1,785 sedans were manufactured late last year, and if affected with a broken control valve could suffer from stalling or fuel leakage. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalling 278,222 trucks and SUVs over bad rear axles
    2013-02-14

    Chrysler has issued a recall of 278,222 light trucks and sport utility vehicles here in the United States. The reason: bad rear axles. Specifically, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the rear axle pinion nut may lack a necessary adhesive patch, which could cause the nut to loosen. If this happens, the axle can lock up, which ...

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    Report: Jeep supplier denies responsibility for airbag recall
    2012-11-20

    Kemet Corporation, an electrical component manufacturer, has denied claims by Chrysler officials that it is responsible for a massive Jeep recall. On November 9, Chrysler announced it was recalling 920,000 Jeep vehicles after receiving more than 100 reports of unintended airbag deployments. While no crashes or injuries were reported, Chrysler filed ...

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    Recalls: Jeep recalls nearly 68,000 Wrangler models over... skid plate fires?
    2012-05-21

    Chrysler is recalling 67,872 Jeep Wrangler models over a potential issue with the transmission skid plate. The recall deals solely with Wranglers from the 2010 model year, equipped with automatic transmissions. It's been found that debris can collect on the skid plate that protects the transmission, leading to the risk of a fire if the debris makes ...

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    Recalls: 120,000 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger models recalled over electrical issue
    2012-05-07

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall concerning 2011-2012 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger models. A fuse controlling the power distribution unit for the ABS and ESC system can overheat, causing both features to fail. Charger Pursuit vehicles were recalled a couple of months ago over the same issue and it was thought that ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalls 300,000 minivans for airbags that could spontaneously deploy
    2011-08-04

    Chrysler has announced that it is recalling 299,178 minivans for a potentially dangerous HVAC fault. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain 2008 Chrysler Grand Voyager, Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan models could have air conditioning systems that leak condensation onto the occupant restraint control module. ...

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