Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

September 15, 2016

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

16V668000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

AIR BAGS , SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

1,425,627

Summary:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Chrysler 200, 2010 Chrysler Sebring, 2010-2012 Dodge Caliber and 2010-2014 Jeep Patriot, Compass and Dodge Avenger vehicles. The Occupant Restraint Control (OCR) module may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags from deploying in the event of a crash.

Consequence:

If the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a vehicle crash that necessitates deployment of these safety systems.

Remedy:

The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim letters informing owners that parts are not available yet were mailed on October 26, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S61.

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