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NHTSA Recall 11V487000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Agency:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Vehicles:  Chrysler 200, Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge Journey, Jeep Grand Cherokee

NHTSA Recall 11V487000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V487000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     CHRYSLER / 200 	    	2012
     CHRYSLER / TOWN AND COUNTRY 	    	2012
     DODGE / CHARGER 	    	2012
     DODGE / DURANGO 	    	2012
     DODGE / GRAND CARAVAN 	    	2012
     DODGE / JOURNEY 	    	2012
     JEEP / GRAND CHEROKEE 	    	2012
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 	Mfr's Report Date: SEP 26, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V487000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 667
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHRYSLER VEHICLES, INCLUDING 200 AND TOWN AND COUNTRY MODELS, DODGE VEHICLES, INCLUDING CHARGER, DURANGO, GRAND CARAVAN AND JOURNEY MODELS AND JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 31, 2011, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13, 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH 3.6L ENGINES. THESE ENGINES MAY EXPERIENCE CONNECTING ROD BEARING FAILURE DUE TO DEBRIS INSIDE THE ENGINE BLOCK.
Consequence:
CONNECTING ROD FAILURE MAY LEAD TO ENGINE SEIZURE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE ENGINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes:
THIS IS CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NUMBER L33. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
2011SAFETY RECALL L33: ENGINE BLOCK DEBRIS
Chrysler Group, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 24KB - 1 page
26 September 2011From: David Dillon, Chrysler
To: Claude Harris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 107KB - 4 pages
29 September 2011Rod Bearing Failure
From: Ric Willard, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: David Dillon, Chrysler Group, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 27KB - 3 pages
November 2011Safety Recall L33 - Engine Block Debris
Chrysler Group, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 4.5MB - 41 pages
17 November 2011NHTSA Identification Number 11 V-487
From: David Dillon, Chrysler
To: Claude Harris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 18KB - 1 page
6 January 2012RECALL QUARTERLY REPORT -- QUARTER ENDING 12/31/11
From: David R. Bernier, Chrysler
To: Nancy Lummen Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 85KB - 2 pages
4 April 2012RECALL QUARTERLY REPORT -- QUARTER ENDING 3/31/12
From: David Dillon, Chrysler
To: Nancy Lummen Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 38KB - 2 pages
6 July 2012RECALL QUARTERLY REPORT -- QUARTER ENDING 6/30/12
From: David R. Bernier, Chrysler
To: Nancy Lummen Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 105KB - 2 pages
5 October 2012RECALL QUARTERLY REPORT -- QUARTER ENDING 9/30/12
From: David R. Bernier, Chrysler
To: Nancy Lummen Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 39KB - 2 pages
7 January 2013RECALL QUARTERLY REPORT -- QUARTER ENDING 12/31/12
From: David R. Bernier, Chrysler
To: Nancy Lummen Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 1.1MB - 2 pages
18 April 2013RECALL QUARTERLY REPORT -- QUARTER ENDING 3/31/13
From: Kristin J. Kolodge, Chrysler
To: Nancy Lummen Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V487000

PDF
- 44KB - 2 pages


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