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A protective plate under your vehicle can collect leaves and other debris while driving. The heat from the catalytic converter can ignite this debris without warning, causing a vehicle fire.
Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles during May, 2012. A burning smell may be noted or there may be no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
On vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, the transmission skid plate can collect debris. Heat from the catalytic converter could ignite the debris without warning, resulting in a fire. Dealers will replace the skid plate with a skid bar to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is M22.