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This recall applies to certain vehicles sold in, or currently registered in, states where road salt is commonly used to de-ice the roads. The rear suspension lower control arms may fracture due to excessive corrosion.
Chrysler will begin to notify owners of affected vehicles by the end of April 2012. The only symptom related to this recall may be rust on the rear lower control arms. If rust is noted, or 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.
Certain vehicles sold in, or currently registered in, states where road salt is commonly used to de-ice the roads are being recalled because the rear suspension lower control arm may fracture due to excessive corrosion. A fracture of the rear lower control arm may result in a loss of vehicle control, which can lead to a vehicle crash. Dealers will replace the rear lower control arms on all affected vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in the National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration (NHTSA) defined "Salt Belt" states. The Chrysler recall number is L27.