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2012 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY Recall - Campaign #11V487000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2012 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY RECALL - #11V487000

RECALL FOR ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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.

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Vehicle 2012 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY
Manufacturer CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 9/29/2011
Influenced by CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
Owners Notified on 12/28/2011
# Affected 667
Recalled for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
 
Description 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.
Consequences CONNECTING ROD FAILURE MAY LEAD TO ENGINE SEIZURE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Corrective action CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE ENGINE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT NOVEMBER 18, 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 .
See also 2012 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY Recall for SUSPENSION, REAR

2012 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY Recall for EQUIPMENT

2012 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY Recall for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
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