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Dodge Dart Recall 13V555000

Seat Mounted Airbag Concern

Recall Details

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.

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., November 6, 2013

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
November 6, 2013
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
374
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
13V555000
Component
AIR BAGS

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.
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