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Chrysler recalls over 280,000 model 2011-2014 Dodge Chargers due to possible Inadvertent Side Air Bag Deployment

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, 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.

2014 Dodge Charger is one of the model years being recalled.
2014 Dodge Charger is one of the model years being recalled.

Recall Information

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

Consequence

Air bags that unexpectedly deploy increase the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy

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.

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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