Monday, January 8, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: Chrysler, Dodge And Ram Are In The Hot Seat

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V824000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 62,042

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling various Dodge, Chrysler, and RAM vehicles equipped with Kidde Plastic-Handle or Push Button 'Pindicator' Fire Extinguishers. A list of the affected trailer models is available at: These extinguishers may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force that it could cause injury and also render the product inoperable. For a full list of the affected fire extinguisher models visit:
Chrysler will notify owners instructing them to contact Kidde for a replacement fire extinguisher, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403 or Kidde customer service service toll-free at 1-855-271-0773, or online at and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Chrysler's number for this recall is T82.

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