DODGE CARAVAN 2017: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Make : DODGE Model : CARAVAN Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-08-07 - 2017-09-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V098000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-03-22 Date Received by ODI: 2018-02-08 Date Added to Database: 2018-02-09
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: U09
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 39456
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2017 Dodge Caravan and Jeep Wrangler vehicles. The brake switches on these vehicles may malfunction, keeping the brake lights illuminated and/or allowing the vehicle to be shifted out of the PARK position without the brake pedal being pushed.
Consequence:
      Having the brake lamps continuously illuminated or being able to shift the vehicle out of PARK when the brake pedal is not pressed "and the ignition is in the RUN mode" can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake switches, free of charge. The recall began March 22, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U09.
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.