Safety Recall U03 / NHTSA 18V-021 Passenger Airbag Inflator - 2009-2013 Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

January 9, 2018

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V021

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 328,177

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger vehicles, and 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or "Zone A."

Additionally, Chrysler is recalling certain 2009-2010 RAM 4500 Cab Chassis, RAM 5500 Cab Chassis, RAM 3500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Challenger, and Dodge Charger vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or "Zone B."

Chrysler is also recalling certain 2009 RAM 3500, RAM 2500, RAM 4500 Cab Chassis, RAM 5500 Cab Chassis, Dodge Durango, Chrysler Aspen, RAM 3500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Challenger, and Dodge Charger vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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Powertrain Control Module Initialization - 1998-2007 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Plymouth

NUMBER: 08-030-06 REV. A
GROUP: Electrical
DATE: August 25, 2006

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETINS 08-030-06, DATED JULY 12, 2006, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES REVISED CROSSFIRE AND SPRINTER INITIALIZATION PROCEDURES.

 

SUBJECT:

Powertrain Control Module Initialization

 

MODELS:

2001-2004 (AN) Dakota
2004-2007 (CS) Pacifica
2007 (DC) Ram Cab & Chassis
2001-2003 (DN) Durango
2002-2007 (DR/DH/D1) Ram Truck
2004-2007 (HB) Durango
2007 (HG) Aspen
1999-2000 (JA) Breeze/Cirrus/Stratus
2007 (JK) Wrangler
2001-2006 (JR) Sebring Convertible/Sebring Sedan/Stratus Sedan
2007 (JS) Sebring
1998-2000 (JX) Sebring Convertible
2007 (KA) Nitro
2002-2007 (KJ) Liberty
1999-2004 (LH) 300M/Concorde/Intrepid/LHS
2005-2007 (LX) 300/Charger/Magnum
2007 (MK49) Compass
2007 (MK74) Patriot
2005-2007 (ND) Dakota
2000-2005 (PL) Neon/SX 2.0
2007 (PM) Caliber
2001-2007 (PT) Chrysler PT Cruiser/Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible
2001-2007 (RS) Town & Country/Caravan/Voyager
2001-2005 (ST) Sebring Coupe/Stratus Coupe
1998-2006 (TJ) Wrangler
2004-2006 (VA) Sprinter
1999-2004 (WJ) Grand Cherokee
2005-2007 (WK) Grand Cherokee
1999-2001 (XJ) Cherokee
2006-2007 (XK) Commander
2005-2006 (ZB) Viper
2004-2006 (ZH) Crossfire Coupe/Crossfire Roadster

NOTE: The model years and vehicles above must be equipped (optional) with Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System (sales code GXX) for this bulletin to apply.

 

DISCUSSION:

ALL LISTED VEHICLES EXCEPT SEBRING COUPE/STRATUS COUPE (ST), CROSSFIRE, AND SPRINTER.

When a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) is replaced on vehicles equipped with the Sentry Key™ Theft Deterrent System, it must be initialized to properly function with the anti-theft module. This is accomplished at a Chrysler Group Dealer by using the DRBIII® or StarSCAN™ Scan Tool to enter a PIN number.

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FLASH: Oil Change Monitor Alerts Prematurely - 2007-2008 Chrysler Dodge Jeep

NUMBER: 08-013-08 REV. A
GROUP: Vehicle Performance
DATE: July 11, 2008

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 08-013-08, DATED APRIL 03, 2008. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE THE ADDITION OF 2007 AND 2008 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES.

THE StarSCAN FLASH FILES FOR THIS BULLETIN MUST BE RETRIEVED FROM THE INTERNET.

StarSCAN SOFTWARE LEVEL MUST BE AT RELEASE 8.05 OR HIGHER.

StarMOBILE DESKTOP CLIENT -OR- StarMOBILE STANDALONE MODE MAY ALSO BE USED TO PERFORM THE FLASH.

 

SUBJECT:

FLASH: Oil Change Monitor Alerts Prematurely

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).

 

MODELS:

**2007** - 2008 (JK) Wrangler
**2008 (HB) Durango**
**2008 (HG) Aspen**
**2008 (WK) Grand Cherokee**
**2008 (XK) Commander**

NOTE: This bulletin applies to **all 2008 HB/HG/WK/XK Models.**

NOTE: **This bulletin applies to 2007 - 2008 JK models equipped with a 3.8L engine

(Sales Code EGT) built prior to February 22, 2008 (MDH 0222XX).**

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may experience a premature alert of the Oil Change Monitor. This alert is displayed as “CHANgE OIL” on the instrument cluster odometer. This condition may be intermittent or may occur after a battery disconnect has occurred. The customer may be more aware of this condition if the Oil Change Monitor alerts shortly following an oil change.

Do not confuse this condition for an Oil Change Monitor alert due to the Oil Change Monitor not being reset following an oil change.

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Safety Recall S92 / NHTSA 16V-947 Driver Airbag Inflator - 2009-2010 Dodge & Chrysler

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V947
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,691

 

Driver Side Frontal Air Bag May Rupture

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

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2009 Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen vehicles manufactured January 17, 2007, to December 18, 2008, and 2010 RAM 3500 cab chassis manufactured September 25, 2009, to February 1, 2010.

The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

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Safety Recall R25 / NHTSA 15V-313 Driver Airbag Inflator - 2004-2011 Chrysler Dodge RAM

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V313
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,054,473

Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

 

SUMMARY:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Dodge Ram 2500, 2004-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 and Durango, 2006-2009 Dodge Ram 3500, 2008-2010 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500, 2007-2008 Chrysler Aspen, 2005-2010 Chrysler 300, 300C, 300S, and SRT8, 2006-2010 Dodge Charger, 2005-2008 Magnum, 2005-2011 Dodge Dakota, and 2006-2099 Mitsubishi Raider vehicles.

The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

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