Friday, December 27, 2013

Chrysler Recalls Vehicles for Risk of Engine Stall or Engine Failure

Chrysler Recalls Vehicles for Risk of Engine Stall or Engine Failure

Chrysler Group LLC has recalled over 500 model year 2013 Dodge Avengers and
Chrysler200s, and model year 2014 Jeep Compasses and Jeep Patriots, all equipped with 2.4L engines.  According to Chrysler Group LLC, abrasive debris in the balance shaft bearings of these vehicles may cause a loss of engine pressure, which can cause the vehicle’s engine to stall or fail.  Chrysler admits that, if the engine stalls while driving, this may increase the risk of an accident.  

To see the four (4) documents associated with this recall, click here and scroll down to the accessible PDF files.

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration ("NHTSA"), Chrysler Group LLC will notify vehicle owners directly, and its authorized dealers will replace the engine balance shaft module in the affected vehicles free of charge.  Owners may also contact Chrysler Group LLC direct at 1-800-247-9753.  

The recall is expected to begin in December 2013 and will be recall campaign number N52.  The recall is expected to effect 522 vehicles with the following build dates: 2013 Dodge Avenger (March 15, 2013-April 12, 2013), 2013 Chrysler 200 (March 23, 2013-April 10, 2013), 2014 Jeep Compass (March 20, 2013-April 10, 2013), or 2014 Jeep Patriot (March 23, 2013-April 10, 2013). 
Do you have a 2013 Dodge Avenger, 2013 Chrysler 200, 2014 Jeep Compass, or 2014 Jeep Patriot with a 2.4L engine that experienced an engine shutdown, has been in the shop for repairs, but is still not fixed?  If the vehicle was purchased or repaired in Ohio or Kentucky, then you can call Burdge Law Office on our Toll Free Hotline, 1.888.331.6422, to see if we can help you out of your "lemon" vehicle.

Beth Wells
Helping Consumers Get Rid of Lemons, 9 Years Running

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