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Recall: 2012 Durango: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Discussion in 'Durango/ Power Wagon' started by 07FX4Chick, Oct 3, 2011.

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] N/A[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DODGE
    Model: DURANGO
    Model Year: 2012
    MFG Campaign #: L33

    Description: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
    Begin Date of MFG: 8/31/2011
    End Date of MFG: 9/13/2011
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 667
    Date owner notified by MFG : 9/26/2011

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    Defect Summary: CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHRYSLER VEHICLES, INCLUDING 200 AND TOWN AND COUNTRY MODELS, DODGE VEHICLES, INCLUDING CHARGER, DURANGO, GRAND CARAVAN AND JOURNEY MODELS AND JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 31, 2011, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13, 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH 3.6L ENGINES. THESE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE CONNECTING ROD BEARING FAILURE DUE TO DEBRIS INSIDE THE ENGINE BLOCK.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] CONNECTING ROD FAILURE MAY LEAD TO ENGINE SEIZURE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE ENGINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] THIS IS CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NUMBER L33. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.[/FONT]
     

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