Safety Recall P78 / NHTSA 14V-770 Passenger Airbag Inflator - 2004-2005 Dodge & Chrysler

NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V770
Manufacturer Chrysler Group LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 250,896

 

Passenger Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

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

 

Summary

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2004-2005 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500, 2004-2005 Dodge Durango, 2005 Dodge Dakota, 2005 Dodge Magnum and 2005 Chrysler 300, 300C and 300 SRT8 vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity.

Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Puerto Rico, U.S.

Virgin Islands, Saipan, Guam, and American Samoa are addressed by this recall.

Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

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