Dodge Nitro Recall 07V291000
The Engine May Stall Due to Programming Fault
Electrical & Lights, July 5, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
The engine may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
What Should You Do?
Consider this a high priority recall; the engine could stall without warning. Please contact your Dodge or Jeep dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The totally integrated power module (TIPM) was programed with software that may allow the engine to stall under certain conditions, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the TIPM. This recall is scheduled to begin on July 5, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is G25.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2007
Manufacturer's Report Date: July 5, 2007
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V291000
NHTSA Action Number: PE07027
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 80,894
Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULE (TIPM) WAS PROGRAMMED WITH SOFTWARE THAT MAY ALLOW THE ENGINE TO STALL UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS.
Consequence: THIS COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE TIPM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 5, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes: DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. G25. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration