Washington, DC: As of Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 35 tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the 35 recalls the NHTSA has announced this April comes news of the following:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) has recalled an estimated 25,593 model year 2014 Fiat 500L vehicles. The Powertrain Control Module (“PCM”) software calibration maybe incorrect, limiting the engine to idle speed and torque even when accelerator pedal is fully pressed.
According to the NHTSA, if the vehicle does not accelerate as expected, there may be an increased risk of a crash.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8561-2017
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Filed under: Assistive, health or safety devices, Fire or smoke hazard, Labeling or regulatory issues, US NHTSA, Vehicles | Tagged: air bag control unit software malfunction, brake light malfunction hazard, Chrysler, crash hazard, engine seizing hazard, Fiat 500L vehicles., fuel leak hazard, injury hazard, Powertrain Control Module, premature bearing wear hazard, Recalls Direct RIN: 8561-2017, rollaway hazard, software calibration malfunction, Vehicle |