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Recall Alert: 2016 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan

RECALL Subject : Hood may Open Unexpectedly

Report Receipt Date: SEP 24, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V595000
Component(s): LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,624


Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)


SUMMARY:

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2016 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles manufactured August 19, 2015 to August 27, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the bolts that attach the hood striker may loosen and, as a result, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the hood opens while driving, the driver's vision may be obstructed, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install new hood striker bolts with the proper torque, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 6, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler's customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's recall number is R53.

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