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Recall 17V741000

Alternator Fails To Operate

Recall Details

The alternator may suddenly fail while driving. Dealers will replace the alternator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The alternator, which powers the charging system of the vehicle, may suddenly fail to operate. This could cause the vehicle to stall without warning, leading to a possible crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge must be performed by a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge dealership, respectively. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in January, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler, 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 T75.

Electrical & Lights, November 21, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 21, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
17,116
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V741000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014 Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango, Chrysler 300, and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles 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 will notify owners, and dealers will replace the alternator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 10, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T75.
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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