T80 – Seat Heaters May Overheat – 2005 Dodge Dakota

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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.



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.



Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will update the seat heating system control features, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T80.



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.


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1 thought on “T80 – Seat Heaters May Overheat – 2005 Dodge Dakota”

  1. Still waiting for repair on T80 recall. Also engine requires major repairs/replacement at 145,000 kilometers. First and last FCA product for us. Piece of crap. Told $8000 may fix engine.


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