If you have Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger or Chrysler 300 from the latter portion of the 2020 model year or early 2021 model year, you may need to make a trip to your dealership to have the windshield re-glued.

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On July 8th, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced campaign 21V516000, which explains that select Challengers, Chargers and 300s are being recalled due to questionable windshield adhesive.

Dodge, Chrysler Recall Y47

This new recall for the Dodge Challenger, Charger and Chrysler 300 is labeled Y47 internally. It states that select vehicles from the 2020 and 2021 model year may not have had their windshields properly bonded during production. As a result, in the event of an accident, the windshield could become dislodged from the vehicle, leading to a large piece of heavy, flying glass. Needless to say, that means that these cars don’t meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 212, which focuses on windshield mounting.
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As a result of this issue, Stellantis is recalling 21,258 vehicles in the United States to address the problem. The fix is relatively simple – the dealership technician will remove the windshield and apply new sealant that will keep out water and keep the glass in place in an accident. Of course, the repair will be performed free of charge and while the actual process shouldn’t take long, there is a drying time for the sealant that may require you to drop the vehicle off or spend some time in the waiting room. Most importantly, this doesn’t require any components that are hard to get right now, so there should be not lengthy wait to have the repairs completed.

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Stellantis (still being referred to as FCA US LLC on the government website) will mail the recall letters to owners by August 27th. If you have a 2020 or 2021 Charger, Challenger or 300 and your car was built between October 27th and December 4th last year, you are likely to get the letter.