Vehicles Affected: Approximately 12,800 model-year 2018 Jeep Renegade, Compass and Grand Cherokee SUVs, Ram 1500 pickup trucks and ProMaster vans, Fiat 500X hatchbacks, Dodge Journey SUVs, Challenger and Charger cars, Durango SUVs and Chrysler 300 sedans; model-year 2017-18 Jeep Wrangler SUVs, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country minivans; and model-year 2018-19 Jeep Cherokee SUVs and Chrysler Pacifica minivans
The Problem: The powertrain control module may be equipped with a voltage regulator chip in the circuit board that may fail, causing a stall or no-start condition, increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the powertrain control module for free.
What Owners Should Do: Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep and Ram parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will begin notifying owners Sept. 28. Owners can call the automaker at 800-853-1403, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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