Washington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Charger vehicles manufactured May 6th, 2010, to June 5th, 2014.
In the affected vehicles, the side impact sensor calibrations may be overly sensitive, and as a result, the side air bag inflatable curtains and seat air bags may unexpectedly deploy and the seat belt pre-tensioners may activate.
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Report Receipt Date: July 27th, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V467000
Component(s): Air Bags , Seat Belts
Potential Number of Units Affected: 284,153
|Vehicle Make / Model||Model Year(s)|
|Dodge / Charger||2011-2014|
Air bags that unexpectedly deploy increase the risk of a crash or injury.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the Occupant Restraint Control module calibration, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1.800.853.1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is R35.
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