Chrysler Group Recalls Trucks and SUVs

By | June 06, 2014
Chrysler Group is recalling certain 2014 Ram Promasters, Dodge Durangos, Jeep Cherokees, Jeep Grand Cherokees, and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRTs for various issues. The Ram Promaster recall involves a potential problem with electrical components that support propulsion, airbag deployment, and external lighting. Moisture brought into the vehicle via wet footwear may seep into the compartment that houses the battery, causing a blown fuse. Chrysler is unaware of any injuries or accidents related to the issue. Another Chrysler recall affects SUVs that may have faulty cruise control systems. When drivers initiate the cruise control and use the gas pedal, the car may accelerate one second longer than intended. In high performance vehicles, this time may extend to two seconds. Chrysler emphasizes that this failure doesn't compromise brake function, which cancels the cruise control.
The first vehicle recall affects 17,700 models in the U.S. while the second recall involves 6,100 vehicles. Many of these cars are still sitting on dealer lots and have not been sold to the public yet. Chrysler will notify owners when they can schedule a service appointment with a local dealership. All repairs will be conducted free of charge. In the meantime, customers can contact Chrysler Group at (800) 853-1403. Source: Chrysler Group