How Many Accidents Have Electronic Gear Shifters Caused?

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Scott McCracken
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carcomplaints.com
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The government has closed their investigation into FCA’s electronic gear shifters after the automaker agreed to a software update recall. But that doesn't mean they like the design change, saying the "monostable shifter isn't consistent and simply isn't easy to use."

And yet, it appears at this point the only thing drivers have to look forward to is more chimes and audible warnings.

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A dangerous design

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    Years
    2011–2021
    Reliability
    30th of 54
    PainRank
    12.35
    Complaints
    376
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