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FCA says their transmission pumps “may not conform to specifications” and need to be recalled in the 2015-2016 Journey and Grand Caravan.
FCA thanks the discovery of the problem to an examination of warranty data that caused an internal in … continue reading
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.
According to the government, the monostable shifte … continue reading
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 1.1 million vehicles with electronic gear selectors. While the system is working as it was designed, it's the design that's the problem.
"A driver should know the gear-selection based on multiple sets … continue reading
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) says certain Dodge Darts are missing a software backup in the powertrain control module (PCM).
"FCA is recalling 1,200 model year 2016 Dodge Dart cars equipped with 2-liter engines and manual transmissions. In addi … continue reading
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation into e-Shift last summer. They have since upgraded the investigation to an engineering analysis and have included the Dodge Charger.
"NHTSA says to dat … continue reading
The 2013-15 Dodge Dart has been recalled because the car can shift into neutral for no other reason than to mess up your day.
The Darts are all equipped with dual die-clutch transmissions. Correction: dual dry-clutch transmissions. My mista … continue reading
Chrysler isn't going to get off as easy as they thought.
An appeal for a lawsuit claiming the Dodge Grand Caravan is subject to a "false park" event was granted after the case was dismissed in an earlier court:
"[There are] … continue reading
One dolt forgot a bolt and now your Challenger might be recalled.
Dodge says about 72 Challengers from the 2015 model year are missing a rear bolt that is a critical part of the driver's side airbag inflated curtain.
To be fair to the part- … continue reading