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Statement: Electrical Connectors

August 14, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. -

FCA US LLC is conducting a voluntary safety recall to correct a condition in an estimated 77,834 U.S.-market sedans that may lead to engine stall or gearshift to neutral.

The Company is unaware of any related injuries or accidents. The condition, which may be accompanied by a dashboard warning-light illumination, does not affect air-bag function.

An investigation by FCA US revealed some electrical connectors were damaged when the supplier conducted post-production validation tests.

Affected are certain 2015 Chrysler 200 midsize sedans. Additional vehicles also are included in campaign. Of these, approximately 7,115 are in Canada; 848 are in Mexico; and 19 are outside the NAFTA region

Affected customers will be advised when they may schedule service, which will be performed free of charge.

Customers with questions or concerns may call the FCA US Customer Care Center at 1-800-853-1403.
 

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Recall Alert: 2015 Chrysler 200

RECALL Subject : Intermittent Connection C4 Connector and PDC

Report Receipt Date: JUL 28, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V470000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 77,834


Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

SUMMARY:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Chrysler 200 vehicles manufactured January 7, 2014, to September 23, 2014. The affected vehicles may have a Power Distribution Center (PDC) electrical connector that may cause intermittent power failures to certain electrical components.
CONSEQUENCE:
An intermittent loss of power to electrical components could cause a vehicle to stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the C4 connector using a 12 wire split kit for 3.6L engines, or replace the transmission wiring harness for 2.4L engines, free of charge. The parts needed for the recall are currently unavailable. Owners will be notified of the recall on or around September 18, 2015, with second notifications mailed when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R24.
 
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