Washington, D.C. – Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, and RAM C/V Tradesman vehicles manufactured May 10th, 2012, through June 7th, 2013.
A software error may result in the opposite side airbags deploying from the collision point (a left side impact would deploy the right side airbags and vice versa).
|Vehicle Make / Model||Model Year(s)|
|Chrysler / Town and Country||2013|
|Dodge / Grand Caravan||2013|
|Ram / C/V Tradesman||2013|
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Report Receipt Date: July 2nd, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V283000
Component(s): Air Bags, Electrical System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 224,254
In the event of a crash, the wrong side airbags could deploy leaving the occupant with no airbag protection at the point of impact, increasing the risk of injury.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will flash the occupant restraint control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1.800.247.9753. Chrysler’s recall campaign number is N44.
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.