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07-18-2013, 09:35 AM #1
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Recall: Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles; incorrect air bag deployment software installed
RECALL Subject : Air bag Deployment Software/FMVSS 208, 214
Report Receipt Date: JUL 02, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V291000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Mode lModel Year(s)
DODGE GRAND CARAVAN 2013
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles manufactured June 11, 2013, through June 12, 2013. The occupant restraint control module (ORC) has incorrect software installed which may adversely affect air bag deployments in collisions. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection" and No. 214, "Side Impact Protection."
An air bag that does not deploy, or deploys improperly, may increase the risk of injury.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ORC module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N48.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)