The defect: the engine oil cooler (EOC) hoses may fail resulting in a rapid loss of engine oil.
The hazards: if an EOC line fails, oil may spray onto the windshield or contact a hot surface, impairing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash or fire.
Number of vehicles affected: 1,207 (United States figure).
The fix: Dodge parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EOC lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 22nd, 2017.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Dodge Challenger Hellcat recall and Dodge Charger Hellcat recall should visit recalls.mopar.com and enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls as well as customer satisfaction programs.
Owners can also contact Fiat Chrysler customer service with questions by using the following information.
- FCA Customer Care: 1-800-853-1403
- FCA Recall Number: T48
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V496000