U34 - Rear Liftgate May Open Unexpectedly - 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V203
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,595

 

Rear Liftgate May Open Unexpectedly

Corrosion at the connectors may cause the liftgate to unintentionally open while moving at speeds of less than 3 miles per hour, allowing cargo to fall out of the vehicle, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vehicles. Water may Leak into the wiring connectors for the rear liftgate and the liftgate-opening switch, causing corrosion.

 

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install additional protection against water leaking into the liftgate wiring connectors and switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 18, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U34.

 

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


April 9, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V203-9676.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


 

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