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  1. Mopar / FCA News
    The Associated Press reports that a software glitch causes the rearview image to stay on the screen more than 10 seconds after the vehicle has been shifted out of reverse. This causes potential driver distraction and an increased risk of crash. The recall covers 2019-20 Ram 1500 and 3500...
  2. Mopar / FCA News
    Around 3,005 U.S. 2020 Wranglers are being recalled because the lower control arm bracket and weld might not be in exactly the right spot (up to 12 mm off), bringing the risk of lower control arm separation and loss of steering. As one might expect, the recall is international in scope. Only...
  3. Mopar / FCA News
    Dodge has just posted its fourth weekly Horsepower Challenge question, along with answer to last week’s[/URL] . One clue per day will be posted on Dodge's Twitter and Instagram accounts. The not-so-fun news includes a recall of the 2012-2013 Fiat 500, covering around 51,788 cars sold in the...
  4. Mopar / FCA News
    In a fairly hefty “oops,” Jeep is recalling a few thousand 2020 Jeep Gladiators because the supplier forgot to put grease into the monoblock joint of the rear driveshaft. Dealers finding ungreased joints will replace the driveshaft at no cost to customers; the recall is expected to begin in...
  5. Mopar / FCA News
    Earlier this year, Ram recalled a million prior-generation pickups because the tailgate might open without warning. So far, there have been no injuries or accidents from this, but it’s easy to see how objects falling from the bed could cause following cars to crash. The recall still only...
  6. Mopar / FCA News
    Got a 2019 Ram 1500? If so, you may be the sole lucky winner of Recall #V83 (NHTSA #19V556), which will net you a brand-new instrument cluster, apparently sometime in September. The company discovered that a single 2019 Ram 1500 may have an instrument cluster that doesn't properly light up with...
  7. Mopar / FCA News
    FCA is recalling certain 2018-2019 Ram 1500 4x4 pickup trucks because the driveshaft may have an incomplete weld fusion between the tube and tube yoke, which can lead to driveshaft failure. That would cause loss of power (if the pickup is in RWD-only mode) and debris on the ground. Buyers may or...
  8. Mopar / FCA News
    FCA is recalling a number of its 2019 big cars because of an apparent programming error that causes the instrument cluster to stop working, while the vehicle is in motion. The company has started to notify owners, and will update the instrument cluster software for free as part of recall V32...
  9. Mopar / FCA News
    A number of 2019 Ram 1500s were built “incorrectly,” which could lead to overheating of the 48V auxiliary battery connection behind the rear seat. FCA has notified dealers, and the recall started March 15.
  10. Mopar / FCA News
    The half million. Ram is recalling around 650,000 prior-generation heavy-duty pickups and chassis cabs because the steering linkage  may separate over time. The recall only affects certain configurations, and has been linked to eight crashes and one injury. The vehicles in question are the...
  11. Mopar / FCA News
    FCA US LLC is recalling around 185,000 2019 Ram 1500 pickups, around a third of which are still at dealers, to tighten a fastener. An internal investigation showed that some of the pickups made before October 25 may have a poorly connected battery ground-circuit fastener which can, over time...
  12. Mopar / FCA News
    Shortly after Toyota announced a massive 1.7 million car recall, FCA US has followed with a global 1.5 million car recall. Both concern Takata-made airbags that could send shrapnel into the cabin. In FCA’s case, there have been no injuries or accidents with the vehicles to be recalled, but as...
  13. Mopar / FCA News
    FCA is prepping a recall of 18,000 new Jeep Wranglers because drivers may lose control of steering, if a bad weld on the front track bar breaks free. The forthcoming recall, described in a notice to dealers, will come sometime before the end of the year. There doesn’t seem to be a great deal...
  14. Auto News & Rumors
    Most of them seem to be Silverados GM to recall 1.2M pickups, SUVs for steering problem
  15. Mopar / FCA News
    FC US built around 71 transmissions with the wrong park-lock rod, which means that the car (or truck) may still roll after being shifted into Park. Making life more complicated for the company, the transmissions were installed in a wide range of 2018-model-year vehicles — Dodge Chargers...
  16. Mopar / FCA News
    FCA is recalling around 50,000 2018 Jeep Cherokees with the 2.4-liter engine because a fuel tube might leak and cause a fire. Only around 1% of the recalled Cherokees have the flaw, according to the company’s NHTSA filing; the vast majority were sold in the United States, and most of the rest...
  17. Mopar / FCA News
    After a single crash, with no injuries, FCA has chosen to recall around 326,000 2004-07 Jeep Libertys to replace the lower control arms — at no cost to the owner. The problem is that the control arms could hold water, which could lead to corrosion and fractures, compromising the driver’s...
  18. Mopar / FCA News
    After an internal investigation found that the brake-transmission shift interlock could overheat on some Ram trucks, FCA chose to recall around 225,000 pickups and chassis cabs. The recall only affects vehicles with the old-fashioned steering-column-based shifters — not those with the new...
  19. Mopar / FCA News
    Over 40,000 Caravans and Wranglers are being recalled because the brake switches can get stuck in the ON position. That means the brake lights could stay on all the time, and the vehicle could be shifted out of Park without the driver’s foot on the pedal. The recall is slated for the very end...
  20. Mopar / FCA News
    Maserati is recalling the 2018 Ghibli and Quattroporte, sedans very loosely based on the Chrysler 300C platform and architecture, because of a possible fuel leak. Dealers will install a new fuel line kit at no cost to customers, starting roughly February 9, 2018. The recall number is 363 within...
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