Dodge Dart Recall 13V555000
Seat Mounted Airbag Concern
Body, Interior & Misc., November 6, 2013
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
374 vehicles are being recalled because the front seat mounted airbags may not deploy as expected.
What Should You Do?
Chrysler will notify owners beginning December 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is N61.
The front seat mounted airbag on certain vehicles equipped with Mopar trim package #13 may not have been correctly installed into the seat. In the event of a crash, the seat mounted airbags (SAB) may not deploy as designed, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the installation of the SAB and re-install one or both as necessary.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2013
Manufacturer's Report Date: November 6, 2013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V555000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 374
Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2013 Dodge Dart vehicles manufactured May 10, 2013, through August 24, 2013 and equipped with the Mopar 13 trim package. In the affected vehicles, the front seat mounted side airbags (SAB) may not have been properly installed into the seat.
Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating SAB deployment, the SABs may fail to deploy as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the SAB installation and re-install them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N61.
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.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration