Recall Central: Possible V-6 Engine Seizure in Seven 2012 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Models

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Chrysler is recalling 2012 Chrysler 200 and Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, Charger, Durango, Journey, and Jeep Grand Cherokee models equipped with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 for a potential loss of power.

The Problem: Certain 2012 models equipped with the Pentastar V-6 may experience a connecting rod bearing failure due to debris inside of the engine block. This failure could cause a loss of power from an engine seizer, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Chrysler will notify owners starting next month and replace the engines free of charge. Owners can contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403 regarding recall number L33.

Number of Vehicles Affected: 667 3.6-liter V-6-equipped 2012 Chrysler 200 and Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, Durango, Journey, Charger, and Jeep Grand Cherokee models built between August 31 and September 13, 2011.

Source: NHTSA, Chrysler

Steve Jones
It not just people over 60 who by Chryslers. Don't forget all those company car fleets and rental car companies who also love these "low bid" 200s.
mE
Business as usual at Chrysler, no wonder no one below 60 is buying these cars.

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