2016-09-16 15:49:06

1.9M Cars Are Being Recalled By FCA

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1.4 million FCA cars are being recalled in the U.S.  Everything is because of the airbag and seatbelt pre-tensioner. They might not help in case of an accident.

The problem is rather serious. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has already been informed of 3 fatalities and 5 injuries possibly connected to this issue.

142,959 cars are in Canada, 284,051 outside North America and 81,901 in Mexico. These models fall under the issue:

  • 2010-2014 Jeep Patriot
  • 2010-2014 Chrysler 200
  • 2010 Chrysler Cirrus in Mexico
  • 2010 Chrysler Sebring
  • 2010-2014 Jeep Compass
  • 2010-2012 Dodge Caliber and Avenger
  • 2012-2013 Lancia Flavia outside of North America

The company says that the problem may occur when cars fitted with a particular occupant resistant control module is involved in certain collisions, as well as front impact sensor wiring of a certain design. These factors lead to a high potential of injury. The affected details are no longer being used.


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