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Recall 12V391000

Side Curtain Airbags May Not Deploy as Expected

Body, Interior & Misc., August 7, 2012
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

Certain vehicles may have been built with the incorrect airbag control module. As a result, the side curtain airbags may not deploy as expected.

What Should You Do?

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles during September of 2012. There are 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.

Summary:

Some vehicles may have been built with the incorrect airbag occupant restraint control (ORC) module. In the event of a side impact crash, rearward of the second row seat, the supplemental side air bag inflatable curtain may not deploy as intended, increasing the risk of occupant injury. Dealers will replace the ORC module to correct this concern. The Chrysler recall number is M25.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: August 7, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V391000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,449

Summary: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Dodge Durango vehicles manufactured from April 11, 2012, through July 20, 2012. Some vehicles may have been built with the incorrect airbag occupant restraint control (ORC) module.

Consequence: In the event of a side impact, rearward of the second row seat, the supplemental side air bag inflatable curtain may not deploy as intended, increasing the risk of occupant injury.

Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ORC module, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during September 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.

Notes: This is Chrysler recall number M25. Customers may 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.

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