Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling certain Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler vehicles over an alternator issue that could cause a vehicle to suddenly stall.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the alternator may suddenly fail.
The hazards: if the alternator fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Components: electrical system.
Affected vehicles: the following vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and a 160 amp alternator:
- 2014 Dodge Challenger
- 2014 Dodge Charger
- 2014 Dodge Durango
- 2014 Chrysler 300
- 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Number of vehicles affected: 17,116 (United States figure).
The fix: FCA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the alternator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 10th, 2018.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep 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: T75
- 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: 17V741000