Recall Alert: 284,831 Chrysler, Dodge Minivans

Chrysler has issued a recall for 284,831 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans from the 2008-2009 model years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The recall affects vehicles built between February and September 2007, which may have a wire harness routed incorrectly. This may create a condition where the lower sliding door hinge bracket rubs against the wire insulation and wears through it.

This could cause a short circuit inside the sliding door, overheating the latch and potentially causing a fire.

Chrysler and Dodge dealers will inspect and repair the vehicles for free. Owners may contact Chrysler at 800-853-1403 or NHTSA’s hot line at 888-327-4236.

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