Fiat Chrysler Recalls nearly 389,000 cars

Posted by: Lydia Siu onJanuary 22nd, 2016


Fiat Chrysler is issuing a second recall to the electrical wiring in their sun visors which impacts close to 389,000 is recalling nearly 389,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in the U.S.

The issue has been identified as faulty wiring that can cause an electrical short which increases the risk of a starting a fire inside the cabin of the vehicle. The impacted cars include Dodge Durangos and Jeep Grand Cherokees produced between 2011 through 2013. This is the second time a recall is being issued on the same problem with the same vehicles.

Chrysler hasn’t finalized details on the fix yet, but preventative repairs may include using a better adhesive to secure the wires and limiting any chances of the wires coming into contact with rough surfaces.

Owners of these vehicles are encouraged to call their local dealers for more information.

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