V01 - Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode - 2010-2016 Dodge Chrysler Ram & Jeep

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V018
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,413,222

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2010 Dodge Ram 3500, Ram 4500/5500, 2010-2011 Dodge Dakota, 2010-2014 Dodge Challenger, 2010-2015 Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, and 2010-2016 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

 

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began February 4, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V01.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall


Safety Recall Advanced Communication – V01

01/15/2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCMN-19V018-9040.pdf

Download (PDF, 98KB)


Owner Notification Letter

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCONL-19V018-7084.pdf

Download (PDF, 514KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

February 7, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V018-4530.pdf

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V018&docType=RCL


 

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