FIAT SPIDER 2018: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Make : FIAT Model : SPIDER Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2016-03-27 - 2019-01-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V068000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-03-28 Date Received by ODI: 2019-02-05 Date Added to Database: 2019-02-08
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) (Stellantis)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: V20
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8950
Summary:
      Chrysler "FCA US LLC" is recalling certain 2017-2019 Fiat Spider 124 vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. Due to incorrect programming of the Transmission Control Module "TCM", certain conditions may cause the vehicle to unexpectedly downshift and abruptly decelerate.
Consequence:
      If a downshift occurs, the vehicle will suddenly decrease speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the TCM software, free of charge. The recall began March 28, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V20.
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.