Fiat Chrysler recalls about 1.34 million cars

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    AFP

    Friday, 14 July 2017 16:03

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    The automaker Italian-american Fiat Chrysler (FCA Auto) recalls approximately 1.34 million vehicles across the globe, including a large majority in the United States for two issues, including a deployment unexpected air bags and another touching the alternators.

    Approximately 770 853 cars, mainly crossover for the Dodge brand – Dodge Journey, produced between 2011 and 2015, must be back at the dealers.

    In detail, some 363 480 cars are affected in the United States, 120 336 in Canada and 54 072 in Mexico. Outside of north America, 232 965 Fiat Fremont produced between 2011 and 2015 are affected.

    These vehicles may be subject to short-circuits, which could result in a deployment unexpected safety bags.

    The group claims to have been informed of five cases of injury “light” related to this problem.

    Fiat Chrysler recalls also 565 647 vehicles for a problem of alternators, due to the premature wear of the diode bridge.

    Near 442 214 vehicles are affected in the United States, primarily the Chrysler 300 model year 2011-2014, Dodge charger and Challenger Coupes, SUV Dodge Durango and SUV Grand Cherokee produced between 2012 and 2014.

    In Canada, 29 625 cars are affected, 7879 in Mexico and 85 929 outside of north America.

    Fiat Chrysler has been informed of two accidents that resulted, he said, of the injury “minor”.

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