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Chrysler recalls over 600,000 vehicles because Vanity Lamp may short causing a Fire Hazard

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C – Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 5th, 2010, through December 11th, 2013.

In the affected vehicles, the wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, after a service repair is performed.

 

Dodge Durango is one of the models being recalled.

Dodge Durango is one of the models being recalled.

Vehicle Information

Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC

Report Receipt Date: July 2nd, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V391000
Component(s):
Potential Number of Units Affected: 651,130

Vehicle Make / Model Model Year(s)
Dodge / Durango 2011-2014
Jeep / Grand Cherokee 2009-2014

Consequence

If the vanity lamp wiring shorts, there is an increased risk of fire.

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair any damaged wiring, and install a new sun visor that properly routes the wire, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1.800.853.1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is P36.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1.888.327.4236 (TTY 1.800.424.9153), or go to www.safercar.gov


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