Chrysler to Modify 100,000 Diesel Engines

Chrysler must Modify Diesel Engines to meet emissions after EPA and Justice Department Investigation

Fiat Chrysler said on Friday that it would modify around 100,000 diesel vehicles to try to reach a settlement with United States regulators, as separate academic studies provided mounting evidence that the carmaker had installed software meant to evade emissions standards. The move came a day after the company said it was in talks to resolve a Justice Department investigation. The case bears striking similarities to a Volkswagen scandal in…

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Chrysler Recalls Over 1 Million Ram Trucks

Chrysler Recalls More Than 1 Million 2013 - 2016 Dodge Ram Trucks

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ram 1500, 2500 Trucks, and 2014-2016 Ram 3500 vehicles. Certain driving conditions, such as driving off-road or debris striking the vehicle may cause the roll rate sensor to trigger a fault within the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). If this fault occurs, the rollover side curtain air bag and the seat belt pretensioner will be disabled from deploying. CONSEQUENCE: If the…

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EPA Says Chrysler Cheated Diesel Emissions

Dodge Jeep Chrysler EcoDiesel 3.0L Turbo Diesel EPA Cheating Emissions Scandal

The US Environmental Protection Agency has accused a second major car company, Fiat Chrysler, of cheating on its diesel emissions testing by using secret software applications in multiple models. The company’s Jeep Cherokee and Dodge Ram vehicles used “management software” that “increases air pollution” from nitrous oxide for three years, the EPA alleged in a notice of violation issued Thursday. Fiat Chrysler said it was “disappointed” in the citation, and…

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Dodge Ram 2500/3500 Track Bar Recall

Dodge Ram 2500 3500 Track Bar Recall

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge RAM 2500 trucks, and Dodge RAM 3500 trucks and cab chassis. The affected vehicles may have inadequate welds securing the front track bar frame brackets, possibly resulting in the bracket components separating from the frame. CONSEQUENCE: If the bracket components separate from the frame, the vehicle may have a reduced response to steering input, increasing the risk of a…

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Ram 3500/4500/5500 Transfer Case Recall

Dodge Ram 3500 4500 5500 Transfer Case Recall

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Ram 3500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through January 7, 2016, and 2016 Dodge Ram 4500/5500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through October 8, 2015. The transfer case may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that may cause a shaft fracture. CONSEQUENCE: If the main output shaft fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power,…

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