Chrysler Recalls 1.2 Million RAM Trucks due to Tie Rod Assembly Defects

Chrysler is recalling approximately 1.2 million RAM pickup trucks because the steering systems’ tie rods were not aligned properly during assembly.  Due to alignment problem, the RAM truck could lose steering capabilities while in use.  This steering failure resulted from technicians “misinterpreting” the instructions when installing the tie road assembly.  Although not all RAMs will [...]

November 11th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Chrysler Recalls 1.2 Million RAM Trucks due to Tie Rod Assembly Defects

Numbers Don’t Lie: Nearly 5 Million Chrysler Vehicles Recalled in the Last Year

In the past year, Chrysler Group LLC, automobile maker of the Jeep series, has recalled nearly 5 million vehicles due to defective design and parts. During the past year, there have been 11 separate recalls by Chrysler.  The affected vehicles include 2002-2010 Grand Cherokees, 2006-2010 Commanders, 2010-2013 Jeep Compass SUVs, 2010-2013 Patriot SUV models, Jeep [...]

July 8th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Numbers Don’t Lie: Nearly 5 Million Chrysler Vehicles Recalled in the Last Year

Chrysler Decides to Recall 2.7 Million Jeeps After All

After initially rebuking and refusing to comply with a NHTSA recall that would recall over 2.7 million Jeep vehicles, Chrysler has announced today that it will recall the vehicles that the government previously requested to do so.  The 2.7 million vehicles include 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty SUVs.  Chrysler has stated that [...]

June 18th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Chrysler Decides to Recall 2.7 Million Jeeps After All

Chrysler vs. NHTSA Tug of War; Who Loses

On June 3, 2013, NHTSA requested that Chrysler voluntarily recall and repair 1993-2004 model Jeep Grand Cherokees and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty sport utility vehicles totaling 2.7 million vehicles.  Chrysler refused placing its Jeep owners squarely in the middle of this powerful tug of war and has to June 18, 2013 to formally respond to NHTSA’s [...]

June 17th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Chrysler vs. NHTSA Tug of War; Who Loses