T33 - Inadvertent Air Bag Deployment due to Chafed Wire - 2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V376
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 209,135

 

Inadvertent Air Bag Deployment due to Chafed Wire

Unexpected deployment of the driver's frontal air bag increases the risk of a crash or driver injury.

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the driver's frontal air bag may unexpectedly deploy if the air bag wiring harness gets chafed within the steering wheel and short circuits.

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