Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 1.3 million vehicles in the world

The automaker Italian-american Fiat Chrysler (FCA Auto) recalls approximately 1.34 million vehicles across the globe, including a large majority in the United States for two issues, including a deployment unexpected of airbags and another touching the alternators.

About 770.853 cars, mostly crossovers of the Dodge brand — the Dodge Journey, produced between 2011 and 2015 –, must be back at the dealers.

In detail, some 363.480 cars are affected in the United States, 120.336 in Canada, and 54.072, Mexico. Outside north America, 232.965 Fiat Fremont produced between 2011 and 2015 are affected.

These vehicles may be subject to short-circuits, which could result in a deployment unexpected safety bags.

The group claims to have been informed of five cases of injury “light” related to this problem.

Near 442.214 vehicles are affected in the United States

Fiat Chrysler recalls also 565.647 vehicles for a problem of alternators, due to the premature wear of the diode bridge.

Near 442.214 vehicles are affected in the United States, primarily the Chrysler 300 model year 2011-2014, Dodge charger and Challenger Coupes, SUV Dodge Durango and SUV Grand Cherokee produced between 2012 and 2014.

In Canada, 29.625 cars are affected, 7.879 Mexico and 85.929 outside of north America.

Fiat Chrysler has been informed of two accidents that resulted, he said, of the injury “minor”.

(with AFP)

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