Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

July 2, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V283000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

AIR BAGS , ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected:

224,254

Summary:

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, and RAM C/V Tradesman vehicles manufactured May 10, 2012, through June 7, 2013. A software error may result in the opposite side airbags deploying from the collision point (a left side impact would deploy the right side airbags and vice versa).

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, the wrong side airbags could deploy leaving the occupant with no airbag protection at the point of impact, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will flash the occupant restraint control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N44.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration