DODGE GRAND CARAVAN 2011: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Make : DODGE Model : GRAND CARAVAN Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-08-23 - 2012-07-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V376000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-08-09 Date Received by ODI: 2017-06-13 Date Added to Database: 2017-06-14
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: T33
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 209135
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the driver's frontal air bag may unexpectedly deploy if the air bag wiring harness gets chafed within the steering wheel and short circuits.
Consequence:
      Unexpected deployment of the driver's frontal air bag increases the risk of a crash or driver injury.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air bag wiring within the steering wheel, replacing it if necessary. A protective cover will also be installed. These repairs will be made free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T33.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.