Chrysler recalls 907,000 vehicles, dubious record set
The Weekly Driver
With nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs recalls announced October 16, a dubious record has been set with more than 52 million vehicles recalled to date this year.
The latest recall involves with faulty alternators and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause fires.
The recalls push the total number of recalls so far this year 544, short of the 684 mark set in 2008.
The largest of the new recalls covers nearly 470,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees, Chrysler 300s, and Dodge Chargers, Challengers and Durangos from the 2011 through 2014 model years. The alternators can fail, causing the 3.6-liter V6 engines to stall unexpectedly.
The problem also can cause the electrical system to fail, as well as knock out power-assisted steering, antilock brakes and electronic stability contr
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