Washington, DC: As of Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 39, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the 39 recalls the NHTSA has announced this March comes news of the following:
Chrysler (“FCA US LLC”) has recalled certain 2017 Fiat 500X vehicles. When the vehicle has a tire with low tire pressure, the tire pressure monitoring system (“TPMS”) warning light may not illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 138, “Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems”.
According to the NHTSA, driving a vehicle with an under-inflated tire may result in tire failure and increase the risk of a crash.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8407-2017
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