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Recall 18V049000

Engine Stalls While Driving

Recall Details

The engine control software may become out of sync with the crankshaft position sensor data, resulting in an engine stall. Dealers will update the engine control software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The engine could stall while driving due to a software issue related to engine timing. This can result in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Chrysler must be performed by a Chrysler dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 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 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 U01.

Engine, January 11, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 11, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
153,859
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V049000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles equipped with a 3.6l engine. The engine control software may become out of sync with the crankshaft position sensor, possibly resulting in an engine stall.
Consequence
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine control software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U01.
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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