U11 - Vehicle May Rollaway - 2017-2018 RAM 1500 2500 3500 4500 5500

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V100
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 180,462

 

Vehicle May Rollaway

Being able to shift the transmission without pushing the brake pedal and/or without a key in the ignition can increase the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 RAM 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, all equipped with a column shifter. Pushing the brake pedal for prolonged periods when the vehicle is running and in PARK may cause the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) pin to stick in the open position. With the pin in the open position, the transmission can be shifted out of PARK into any gear without pushing the brake pedal or having the key in the ignition.

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U09 - Brake Switch may Malfunction - 2017 Dodge Caravan & Jeep Wrangler

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V098
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 39,456

 

Brake Switch may Malfunction

Having the brake lamps continuously illuminated or being able to shift the vehicle out of PARK when the brake pedal is not pressed (and the ignition is in the RUN mode) can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Dodge Caravan and Jeep Wrangler vehicles. The brake switches on these vehicles may malfunction, keeping the brake lights illuminated and/or allowing the vehicle to be shifted out of the PARK position without the brake pedal being pushed.

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U01 - Engine Stall Due to Software Issue - 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V049
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 153,859

 

Engine Stall Due to Software Issue

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles equipped with a 3.6l engine. The engine control software may become out of sync with the crankshaft position sensor, possibly resulting in an engine stall.

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U02 - Fuel Line Separation may Cause Fire - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V048
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,242

 

Fuel Line Separation may Cause Fire

If the fuel line separates, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash. In addition, a fuel line separation increases the risk of an engine compartment fire and injury.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vehicles equipped with a 6.2L Supercharged Engine. The fuel line may separate.

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T80 - Seat Heaters May Overheat - 2005 Dodge Dakota

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V820
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,900

 

Seat Heaters May Overheat

The hot spots and burn holes can injure the seat occupant and can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain 2005 Dodge Dakota pickup trucks equipped with heated seats. These driver and passenger seats may develop hot spots that can result in the seat cushion or seat back having burn holes.

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