By Jennifer Newman on March 3, 2011
Chrysler is recalling 248,437 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans and Journey crossovers from the 2010 model year because of a problem with the ignition system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The recalled vehicles could experience inadvertent ignition key displacement from the Run to Accessory positions while driving, causing the engine to shut off. This could increase the risk of a crash.
The recall affects vehicles built between Aug. 3, 2009, and June 17, 2010. You can check your car's build date on a sticker affixed to the driver-side doorjamb.
The recall is expected to being in April. Dealers will replace the faulty modules free of charge. For more info, owners can call Chrysler at 800-853-1403 or NHTSA’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236.
2010|Chrysler|Town & Country
Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Newman is a certified car-seat technician. A mom of two, she owns a 2013 Subaru Outback crammed with sports gear. Email Jennifer