Recalls & Defects For 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid


Vehicle Report: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid


Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Seat Belts:rear

Report Receipt Date: 06/30/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v490000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain model year 2017 pacifica vehicles manufactured february 22, 2016, through april 28, 2016. the center overhead seat belt stow clip may fracture and prevent use of the seat belt in the third-row and/or second-row center passenger seat (if so equipped).

Consequence
If passengers occupying the third-row and/or second-row center seats cannot use a seat belt, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the third-row and, if necessary, second-row center overhead seat belt stow bezel, free of charge. the recall began on july 14, 2016. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is s42.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Hybrid Propulsion System: Inverter

Report Receipt Date: 06/09/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v371000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017-2018 pacifica plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (phev). the affected vehicles have diodes in the power inverter module ("pim") that may fail due to an overvoltage condition. if the diodes fail, the vehicle will not move under its own power.

Consequence
A vehicle that suddenly cannot be driven, increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module, battery pack control module, on board charging module, and pim, free of charge. the pim will be replaced as necessary. the recall began on september 14, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t34.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/Piping, and Fittings

Report Receipt Date: 05/25/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v342000

Summary
Vantage mobility international, llc (vantage mobility) is recalling certain 2017 chrysler pacifica lowered floor vans modified by vantage mobility for wheelchair accessibility. the affected vans have rear brake lines that might have been crossed during the modification. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 135, "light vehicle brake systems."

Consequence
The crossed rear brake lines will cause the rear anti-lock brake system to be ineffective, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Vantage mobility will notify owners, and dealers will correct the rear brake line attachments, free of charge. the recall began on july 3, 2017. owners may contact vantage mobility customer service at 1-800-488-9082. vantage mobility's number for this recall is pac-20170525.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Equipment:other:labels

Report Receipt Date: 06/13/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v375000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017 pacifica plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (phev). the tire placard on the affected vehicles incorrectly lists the seating capacity as 6 occupants rather then 7 occupants, with a combined weight of 950lbs rather than 1,100lbs. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 110, "tire selection and rims."

Consequence
The incorrect tire label may cause customer confusion, potentially resulting in vehicle overloading, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace tire placard label, free of charge. the recall began july 6, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t37.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Engine and Engine Cooling:engine

Report Receipt Date: 01/11/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v049000

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 began march 7, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is u01.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Seat Belts:rear

Report Receipt Date: 08/31/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v542000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017-2018 chrysler pacifica vehicles equipped with the 8-passenger seating option. in certain passenger seating and vehicle situations, the second-row center seating position seat belt buckle could cause the left outboard seat belt to become unlatched.

Consequence
Inadvertent unlatching of the left outboard seat belt can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a shorter second-row seat belt buckle, free of charge. the recall began october 26, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t54.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Power Train:driveline:differential Unit

Report Receipt Date: 07/28/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v482000

Summary
Vantage mobility international, llc (vmi) is recalling certain 2017 chrysler pacifica lowered floor vehicles modified by vmi. the rear pinion bracket on both sides of the vehicle may crack, causing the axle not to be centered and the wheel to wobble.

Consequence
A wheel wobble may cause a possible loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Vmi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pinion brackets, free of charge. the recall began on august 14, 2017. owners may contact vmi customer service at 1-800-488-9082. vmi's number for this recall is pac20170728.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Electrical System:wiring

Report Receipt Date: 05/17/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v332000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2014-2018 dodge journey, charger and durango, ram 2500, 3500, 3500 cab chassis (more than 10,000lb), 4500 cab chassis and 5500 cab chassis, jeep cherokee and grand cherokee and chrysler 300, 2014-2019 ram 1500, 2015-2018 dodge challenger, 2015-2017 chrysler 200, 2016-2018 ram 3500 cab chassis (less than 10,000 lb), 2017-2018 chrysler pacifica and 2018 jeep wrangler vehicles. these vehicles are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. if, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.

Consequence
If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the software, and perform a software flash on the engine or powertrain control module, free of charge. the recall began june 4, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. note: owners are advised to stop using cruise control until the software update has been performed. in the event that cruise control cannot be disengaged while driving, owners should firmly and steadily apply the brakes and shift the transmission to neutral, placing the vehicle in park once it has stopped.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Electrical System:ignition:anti-Theft Controller

Report Receipt Date: 06/14/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v395000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017-2018 chrysler pacifica vehicles. the manual park release (mpr) plug may be removed without a tool. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 114, "theft protection."

Consequence
If the mpr is engaged unintentionally, the vehicle could roll away striking and injuring a bystander or cause a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the mpr plug, free of charge. the recall began july 9, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is u50.

Notes
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.


Recall Subject: Engine and Engine Cooling:exhaust System:emission Control:catalytic Convertor

Report Receipt Date: 10/19/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v740000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017-2018 chrysler pacifica plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (phev). after the vehicle has been operating in phev propulsion mode, the gas-fueled engine may not restart properly resulting in unburned fuel entering the exhaust catalyst.

Consequence
The improperly started engine could result in a loss of motive power increasing the risk of a crash or the unburned fuel in the catalyst may ignite increasing the risk of a fire.

Remedy
Fca will notify owners, and dealers will update the powertrain controller module software, and inspect and replace the catalytic converter as necessary, free of charge. the recall began november 15, 2018. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is u94.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-434-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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