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Recall 16V907000

Engine Stalls

Recall Details

The crankshaft or camshafts sensor may fail to operate properly, causing the engine to stall. Dealers will replace the crankshaft or camshaft sensor free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The engine may stall unexpectedly, due to the intermittent failure of the crankshaft or camshaft sensor on the engine. This could result in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Jeep or Dodge vehicle must be performed by a Jeep or Dodge dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in January, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Jeep or Dodge dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is S89.

Engine, December 16, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 16, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
43,071
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V907000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass, and Jeep Patriot vehicles manufactured May 9, 2016, to July 15, 2016. The crankshaft or camshaft sensor may only work intermittently, causing the engine to stall.
Consequence
If the engine stalls, there is an increased the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft or camshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 27, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S89.
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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