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Recall 14V528000

Passenger Airbags

Recall Details

The Occupant Restraint Control (ORC) module may inadvertently deploy passenger curtain and seat airbags while driving over rough roads, possibly causing injury.

Our Quick Take

Passenger airbags may deploy while driving over rough roads.

What Should You Do?

Chrysler will begin recalling vehicles October 3, 2014. Affected vehicles have two front bucket seats and no rear seating. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Dealers will replace the ORC module free of charge. Chrysler's number for this recall is P51.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., September 4, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 4, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
18,245
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V528000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram C/V Tradesman cargo vans, equipped with two front bucket seats and no rear seating, manufactured July 25, 2012, to August 20, 2014. In the affected vehicles, road hazards such as potholes may cause the front passenger side curtain and/or seat air bags to deploy unexpectedly.
Consequence
Inadvertent air bag deployment can increase the risk of crash or injury to the seat occupant.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the software in the Occupant Restraint Control (ORC) module, free of charge. The recall began October 3, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P51.
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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