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Recall 14V634000

Alternator Failure

Recall Details

The alternator can fail, causing loss of electrical power and possible engine stalling. Dealers will repair the vehicle free of charge (the repair procedure is not available as of the time of this writing).

Our Quick Take

The alternator can fail, causing loss of electrical power and possible engine stalling.

What Should You Do?

Chrysler began notifying owners of affected vehicles in November 2014. 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 P60.

Electrical & Lights, October 8, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 8, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
PE14022
Potential Number of Units Affected
434,581
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V634000
Component
Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Challenger, and Durango; and 2012-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured April 22, 2010, to January 2, 2014, and equipped with a 3.6L engine and a 160 amp alternator. In the affected vehicles, the alternator may suddenly fail.
Consequence
If the alternator fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Chrysler is expected to begin notifying owners of this recall on November 28, 2014. The remedy for this recall campaign is still under development. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P60.
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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