Chrysler

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

FCA Sales-Reporting Lawsuit Escalates to Federal Probe

By Matt Schmitz on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — A lawsuit by a suburban-Chicago car dealership alleging that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles paid off dealers to help the automaker inflate its monthly sales numbers has now ballooned into a federal investigation. The Associated Press is reporting that both… Read More

Dodge Dart Production Ends in September

By Fred Meier on July 15, 2016

CARS.COM — In January, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chief Sergio Marchionne said the company would "withdraw" the  Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 sedans from the market "over a prolonged period of time" as FCA shifts focus to more popular trucks and SUVs. Now… Read More

FCA Enlists Hackers to Find its Cars' Tech Weaknesses

By Matt Schmitz on July 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Rather than waiting around for hackers to exploit vulnerabilities in the cloud-connected features of its cars, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is paying them to do it. The automaker today announced its new partnership with crowd-sourced "bug bounty" platform Bugcrowd,… Read More

New-Car Deals: July 2016

By Kelsey Mays on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Bargain lovers, your time has come. Auto incentives continue to run high, with the average new car needing $3,237 in total discounts to sell last month, according to Autodata Corp. That's more than any single month over the… Read More

Recall Alert: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 11, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,500 model-year 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans manufactured between Feb. 22 and April 28, 2016 The Problem: The center overhead seat belt stow clip may fracture and prevent use of the seat belt in the third-row or… Read More

My Car Is Recalled, But There's No Fix Yet: What Do I Do?

By Fred Meier on July 5, 2016

CARS.COM — The death of a young actor in June spotlighted an increasingly common issue for car owners: Your car faces a recall for a safety defect, but there's no fix yet. The question: Do you drive a car with… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Dodge Journey, Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town & Country; 2016 Ram ProMaster

By Matt Schmitz on July 1, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 26,000 model-year 2015-16 Dodge Journey SUVs, Grand Caravan minivans and Chrysler Town & Country minivans, and model-year 2016 Ram ProMaster vans The Problem: Transmission pumps in the vehicles' six-speed automatic transmissions may not conform to specifications,… Read More

NHTSA Probe Into FCA's Electronic Shifter Tallies 68 injuries, 266 crashes

By Fred Meier on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM — A report by federal regulators out this week links 68 injuries and 266 crashes to a confusing electronic automatic transmission shifter in some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles cars and SUVs. Related: Cars.com Editors Sound Off on Electronic Gear Shifters That's… Read More

FCA Moves Transmission Recall Up 'Several Months'

By Kelsey Mays on June 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is moving up an April 22 recall of vehicles with controversial electronic gear selectors to mitigate situations where drivers think their car is in Park, and get out, when it still isn't. Related: Electronic Gear… Read More