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Chrysler recalls certain Dodge Journey vehicles due to faulty wire harness

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)Chrysler is recalling certain Model Year 2009 Dodge Journey vehicles manufacturer from November 1st, 2007, through September 7th, 2008. The wires within the front door wire harnesses may fatigue and break, which can interrupt the circuits for the side impact sensor(s), resulting in an airbag warning lamp illumination and loss of side crash sensing capability.

Consequence: In the event of a crash, the side airbag may not deploy, reducing the protection intended for the occupant and increasing the risk of injuries.

Product Information

Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC Mfr’s

Vehicle Make / Model:       Model Year(s): 

  • Dodge / Journey       2009

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 10V658000
 
Component: Electrical System: Wiring

Potential Number of Units Affected: 65,180

Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners and replace the left and right door wiring harnesses free of charge. The Safety recall is expected to begin during February 2011. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: Chrysler Safety Recall No. K07. Owners may also contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to  www.safercar.gov .

About The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

NHTSA was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 to carry out safety programs previously administered by the National Highway Safety Bureau. Specifically, the agency directs the highway safety and consumer programs established by the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, the Highway Safety Act of 1966, the 1972 Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act, and succeeding amendments to these laws. Dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety, NHTSA works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial. The agency strives to exceed the expectations of its customers through its core values of Integrity, Service, and Leadership.


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