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Recall 14V711000

Tire Placard Lists Incorrect Load Ratings

Recall Details

The tire placard label has erroneous information listed regarding seating capacity and combined weight limits of the vehicle. Dealers will install a corrected tire placard label free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The tire placard label indicates incorrect information regarding seating capacity and combined weight information.  This can result in inadvertent overloading of the vehicle, which can result in a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Dodge vehicle must be performed by Dodge dealership. Dodge began notifying owners of affected vehicles starting in 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Dodge 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

Body, Interior & Misc., November 7, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 7, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
667
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V711000
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured October 25, 2013, to August 22, 2014. The affected vehicles may be equipped with tire placard labels which contain inaccurate seating capacity and occupant/cargo combined weight information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."
Consequence
With inaccurate information on the tire placard, the operator may overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a correct tire placard label, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P70.
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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