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Recall 14V480000

Driver's Door Wiring Overheats

Recall Details

The wiring harness inside the driver's door may overheat and melt, short and cause a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the door wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The wiring harness inside the driver's door may overheat, resulting in melted wire insulation and a possible fire hazard. 

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Chrysler vehicle must be performed by Chrysler dealership. Chrysler began notifying owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, August 5, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 5, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V480000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2015 Chrysler 200 vehicles manufactured May 19, 2014, to June 21, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been built with a driver side door wiring harness of an insufficient wire gauge, resulting in excessive heat which may melt the wiring insulation.
Consequence
Excessive heat and melting wiring insulation may result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door wiring harness, free of charge. The recall began on October 3, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P43.
Notify
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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