1.9M Cars Are Being Recalled By FCA
1.4 million FCA cars are being recalled in the U.S. Everything is because of the airbag and seatbelt pre-tensioner. They might not help in case of an accident.
The problem is rather serious. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has already been informed of 3 fatalities and 5 injuries possibly connected to this issue.
142,959 cars are in Canada, 284,051 outside North America and 81,901 in Mexico. These models fall under the issue:
- 2010-2014 Jeep Patriot
- 2010-2014 Chrysler 200
- 2010 Chrysler Cirrus in Mexico
- 2010 Chrysler Sebring
- 2010-2014 Jeep Compass
- 2010-2012 Dodge Caliber and Avenger
- 2012-2013 Lancia Flavia outside of North America
The company says that the problem may occur when cars fitted with a particular occupant resistant control module is involved in certain collisions, as well as front impact sensor wiring of a certain design. These factors lead to a high potential of injury. The affected details are no longer being used.