BRAUN TOWN AND COUNTRY 2013: AIR BAGS

Make : BRAUN Model : TOWN AND COUNTRY Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-05-10 - 2013-06-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V283000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-09-11 Date Received by ODI: 2013-07-02 Date Added to Database: 2013-07-05
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: N44
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 224264
Summary:
      Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, and RAM C/V Tradesman vehicles manufactured May 10, 2012, through June 7, 2013. A software error may result in the opposite side airbags deploying from the collision point "a left side impact would deploy the right side airbags and vice versa".
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, the wrong side airbags could deploy leaving the occupant with no airbag protection at the point of impact, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will flash the occupant restraint control module, free of charge. The recall began during September 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N44.
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.