Fiat Chrysler Recalls A Recall for 646000 SUVs – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017


By Christopher Jensen

Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 646,000 sport utilities because dealers may not have correctly fixed a brake problem during a recall in 2014, according to a report posted Tuesday on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The action covers 2011 -14 Dodge Durango and 2011 -14 Jeep Grand Cherokee models.

It comes after about seven months of testing and discussions with NHTSA over the agency’s concern that some dealers failed to correctly install a shield to prevent water from entering the brake booster and reducing its effectiveness.

“I was driving down my street in my 2013 Dodge Durango and like any other person I went to stop,” an owner who had the 2014 recall wrote the agency in July.

“I depressed my brake pedal and nothing happened. There was also a loud hissing notice. I thankfully didn’t hit anyone and was able to coast and wait for the car to stop. The receipt says recall for the brake booster…was not fixed at the dealership correctly.”


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