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Recall 08V247000

Engine Wiring Harness May Chafe And Catch Fire

Recall Details

The engine wiring harness may rub on the transaxle mount, causing damage to the harness and a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the harness for damage, repairing and securing it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The wiring harness for the engine may contact a transaxle mount and as a result cause a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Chrysler notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2008. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Chrysler recall number is H21.

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, June 3, 2008

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 3, 2008
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,692
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
08V247000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Summary
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 6,692 MY 2009 DODGE JOURNEY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L ENGINE. THE ENGINE WIRING HARNESS MAY CONTACT THE LEFT TRANSAXLE MOUNT.
Consequence
DAMAGE TO THE WIRING HARNESS COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ENGINE WIRING HARNESS FOR DAMAGE. IF THE HARNESS IS DAMAGED, THE WIRING WILL BE REPAIRED AND A TIE WRAP INSTALLED TO SECURE THE HARNESS AWAY FROM THE LEFT TRANSAXLE MOUNT. IF NO DAMAGE IS FOUND, A TIE WRAP WILL BE INSTALLED TO SECURE THE HARNESS AWAY FROM THE LEFT TRANSAXLE MOUNT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 7, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notify
CHRYSLER RECALL NO. H21. 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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