RECALLS : CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V824000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 62,042

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling various Dodge, Chrysler, and RAM vehicles equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button ‘Pindicator’ Fire Extinguishers. A list of the affected trailer models is available at: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17V824-0103.pdf. These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RMISC-17E062-5427.pdf

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403 or Kidde customer service service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at www.kidde.com and click on “Product Safety Recall” for more information. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T82.

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.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CHRYSLER PACIFICA 2018
CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY 2014-2016
DODGE CALIBER 2007
DODGE CHALLENGER 2009
DODGE CHARGER 2016
DODGE DART 2015-2016
DODGE DURANGO 2004
DODGE GRAND CARAVAN 2014-2016
DODGE JOURNEY 2014
JEEP CHEROKEE 2014-2016
JEEP COMPASS 2017
JEEP PATRIOT 2011
RAM 1500 2012, 2015
RAM 2500 2013-2018
RAM 3500 2012-2018
RAM 4500 2012-2018
RAM 5500 2012-2018
RAM PROMASTER 2014-2017
RAM PROMASTER CITY 2015-2017


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