Recalls & Defects For 2017 Dodge Challenger

Vehicle Report: 2017 Dodge Challenger

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Power Train:automatic Transmission:control Module (Tcm, Pcm)

Report Receipt Date: 07/07/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v431000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017 dodge challenger vehicles equipped with 5.7l v8 engines and eight-speed automatic transmissions. the transmission may not remain in the park position if that gear is selected, the engine is still running, and the driver exits the vehicle exited.

Consequence
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission remaining in the park position and without the parking brake set, the vehicle may roll, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the transmission control module software, free of charge. the recall began 28, 2017. owners may the chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t41.

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: Engine and Engine Cooling:engine

Report Receipt Date: 08/08/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v496000

Summary
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017 dodge challenger and charger vehicles equipped with hellcat engines. the engine oil cooler (eoc) hoses may fail resulting in a rapid loss of engine oil.

Consequence
If an eoc line fails, oil may spray onto the windshield or contact a hot surface, impairing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash or fire.

Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the eoc lines, free of charge. the recall began october 3, 2017. owners may contact chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. chrysler's number for this recall is t48.

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.



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