Do Not Apply Corrosion Protection On Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Plastic Panels - Dodge & Jeep

NUMBER: 31-001-16
GROUP: Collision Bulletin
DATE: March 04, 2016

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 31-005-12, DATED AUGUST 03, 2012, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE AN UPDATED MODEL.

 

SUBJECT:

Do Not Apply Corrosion Protection On Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Plastic Panels

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves discussing SMC plastic panels and applying corrosion protection.

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Incorrect Hellcat Emblem on Front Fenders - 2018 Dodge Charger

NUMBER: 23-041-17
GROUP: 23 - Body
DATE: September 2, 2017

 

NOTE: THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 17-084. ALL APPLICABLE SOLD AND UN-SOLD RRT VIN’s HAVE BEEN LOADED. TO VERIFY THAT THIS RRT SERVICE ACTION IS APPLICABLE TO THE VEHICLE, USE VIP OR PERFORM A VIN SEARCH IN TECHCONNECT. ALL REPAIRS ARE REIMBURSABLE WITHIN THE PROVISIONS OF WARRANTY.

 

SUBJECT:

Incorrect Hellcat Emblem on Front Fenders

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves replacing the Hellcat emblem on both front fenders, due to an adhesion process change (Fig. 1) .

Fig. 1 Current Emblem Being ReplacedFig. 1
Current Emblem Being Replaced

 

MODELS:

2018 (LD) Dodge Charger

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles within the following markets/countries: NAFTA.

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or after July 25, 2017 (MDH 0725XX) and on or before August 04, 2017 (MDH 0804XX) equipped with SRT Hellcat Exterior Badges (Sales Code MVF).

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

Some of the Hellcat emblems on the front fender of the vehicle may have been installed incorrectly at the factory.

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Magnesium Inner Liftgate Repair And Appearance Characteristics - Chrysler Pacifica

NUMBER: 23-012-16
GROUP: Body
DATE: March 05, 2016

 

SUBJECT:

Magnesium Inner Liftgate Repair And Appearance Characteristics

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves discussing magnesium inner liftgate repair warnings and appearance characteristics.

 

MODELS:

(RU) Chrysler Pacifica

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles within the following markets/countries: NAFTA, LATAM, APAC, and EMEA.

WARNING: There are necessary safety factors to follow when working with components made of magnesium and components made of a combination of materials utilizing magnesium. Failure to follow these instructions may cause serious injury or death.

  • Do not grind on the component. The grinding residue is highly combustible.
  • In the event of a fire, a D-class rated fire extinguisher is necessary to extinguish.
  • Do not expose the component to open flame or temperature in excess of 260 °C (500 °F).

WARNING: Due to the usage of magnesium; do not attempt to repair the inner liftgate panel. The inner liftgate panel is a combination of magnesium and aluminum alloys. The use of this type of material in this application requires unique guidelines that must be adhered to.

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Warranty Operations Newsletter Volume 2, Issue 2 - FCA

Warranty Operations Newsletter

Volume 2, Issue 2


Updates from Warranty Operations

The following articles are published to assist you with processing claims, and they contain valuable pieces of general information to help support our mutual customer

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Warranty Operations Newsletter Volume 2, Issue 3 - FCA

Warranty Operations Newsletter

Volume 2, Issue 3


Updates from Warranty Operations

The following articles are published to assist you with processing claims, and they contain valuable pieces of general information to help support our mutual customer

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