1.9 million Jeeps and other brands under the FCA umbrella are being recalled because their airbags may not deploy in collisions. The recall spans across the three aforementioned brands and Lancia vehicles made between 2010-2014. A majority of the vehicles are located in the US, with approximately 225K having been sold in Canada and Mexico, and 284k sold outside of continental North America. Reports from the FCA relay that airbag/seat-belt control modules with a specific wiring design may not deploy the airbags when in a front-side collision. As a result, FCA has reported that it's aware of 3 instances of death and 5 injuries related to the problem. The affected vehicles are as follows:
  • 2010 Chrysler Sebring
  • 2010 Chrysler Cirrus
  • 2011-2014 Chrysler 200
  • 2010-2012 Dodge Caliber
  • 2010-2014 Dodge Avenger
  • 2010-2014 Jeep Patriot
  • 2010-2014 Jeep Compass
  • 2012-2013 Lancia Flavia
The company will be reaching out to owners and replacing the parts. This recall comes just a few months after the Takata Airbag recall, amongst other controversial issues the company has been facing. We hope you all stay safe and get your affected Jeeps taken care of quickly. Visit recalls.mopar.com for more information on your vehicle. If you prefer, you can call FCA Recall Assistance at 1-800-853-1403. Don’t forget to tell your friends, and be safe out there. Click to Share! Follow Us! Read More: