Vehicles Affected: Approximately 863,000 model-year 2011-14 Chrysler 200 sedans, model-year 2011-14 Dodge Avenger sedans, model-year 2011-12 Dodge Caliber hatchbacks, model-year 2011-16 Dodge Journey SUVs, and model-year 2011-16 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs
The Problem: An issue with the catalytic converter could adversely affect the vehicle’s emissions and, therefore, pollutants released into the air.
The Fix: Dealers will replace components in the catalytic converter for free.
What Owners Should Do: Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule, but the EPA said that notifications will be scheduled in four phases throughout 2019. 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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