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Fiat-Chrysler Recall Over 1 Million Vehicles in North America

Fiat-Chrysler has issued a recall affecting over 188,000 vehicles in Canada because of a faulty airbag cover on the steering wheel.

Date of recall: July 8, 2020

Vehicles affected

This recall covers different models under the Chrysler and Dodge brands, 188,249 of which are affected in Canada, plus another 925,239 in the United States. 

  • 2007-11 Dodge Nitro
  • 2008-10 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 2008-10 Chrysler Town & Country

What’s the problem?

The issue is with the emblem on the steering wheel, which can come loose and potentially become a dangerous projectile when the airbag inflates in a crash. The automaker conducted an investigation that found the clips holding the emblems in place are no longer in use, and may weaken enough over time to cause this problem. Because of that, the clips themselves could also become projectiles in the event of a crash.

Chrysler reported 14 incidents and injuries related to the defect in these models, with no fatalities. 

What’s the fix?

Dealers will inspect and replace the clips with newly designed ones that will keep them from causing any harm during airbag deployment. The repair will be done free of charge.

What do you do?

Fiat-Chrysler will begin notifying affected owners starting in August by mail with instructions on the next steps. In the meantime, drivers are asked to avoid tampering with the emblem on the steering wheel.

Enter your Fiat-Chrysler VIN at this link to learn more about this recall and find out if there are other Service Actions related to your vehicle.

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