2016-09-16 15:49:06

1.9M Cars Are Being Recalled By FCA

1.9M Cars Are Being Recalled By FCA

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.