Included in the recall are 1996-2007 Dodge Grand Caravan, 1997-2007 Chrysler Town & Country and 1996-2004 Plymouth Voyager minivans.
Chrysler is recalling 6,686 minivans equipped with optional Class 3 receiver hitches. When loaded to the maximum capacity, the hitch can fracture or bend where it meets the hitch muffler strap, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Chrysler will begin the recall later this month. Owners can call the company at 715-831-8713 or NHTSA's hot line at 888-327-4236.