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Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep Recalls: What Owners Should Do

By Kelsey Mays on July 27, 2015


Part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's civil penalties on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which could amount to $105 million, involve several programs for owners of affected Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles. If you have an older Jeep Liberty… Read More

Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep Recalls: What Owners Should Do

By Kelsey Mays on July 27, 2015

Part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's civil penalties on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which could amount to $105 million, involve several programs for owners of affected Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles. If you have an older Jeep Liberty… Read More

FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Over Hacking

By Matt Schmitz on July 24, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a voluntary recall today that addresses concerns over remote hacking of some of its vehicles. The company says the network itself has been repaired as of July 23, so the specific hack can't occur. Related: Hackers… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2015 Dodge Journey

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 144,000 model-year 2011-15 Dodge Journey SUVs equipped with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine The Problem: The plastic engine cover may become dislodged and, if it comes into contact with exhaust components, pose a fire risk. The problem was… Read More

Hackers Take Control of Jeep Remotely: What Owners Should Do

By David Thomas on July 22, 2015

Editor's note: A list of specific vehicles impacted was added on July 22.┬áThis story was first updated on July 21 to reflect a statement from FCA. In a widely circulated story, Wired is reporting that two hackers have found a… Read More

Recall Alert: 2008-2010 Dodge Challenger

By Matt Schmitz on July 13, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 88,000 model-year 2008-10 Dodge Challenger sports coupes manufactured between Sept. 19, 2007, and Oct. 29, 2010 The Problem: The cars are equipped with a dual-stage driver-side frontal airbag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which over… Read More

With Car Colors, Men and Women Don't See Eye to Eye

By Matt Schmitz on July 9, 2015

They say love is blind. Justice is blind. Heck, contrary to popular belief even hindsight could benefit from a little Lasik surgery. But when it comes to car colors, women and men see things differently. That's according to a new… Read More

The Five Best Cars to Survive a Sharknado

By David Thomas on July 6, 2015

It's Shark Week, a time of year created by the Discovery Channel, a cable TV network. The frenzy around all-things shark also led to the "Sharknado" series on the SyFy network. These made-for-TV movies starring top B-list actors - yes,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango

By Matt Schmitz on June 29, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,000 model-year 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs manufactured between June 12 and June 20, 2015. The majority of the affected vehicles are in dealer inventory; FCA reports that only 65 have been sold to… Read More

Recall Alert: 2000-2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eclipse Spyder, Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Stratus

By Matt Schmitz on June 25, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 460,000 model-year 2000-05 Mitsubishi Eclipse sports cars manufactured between April 5, 1999, and Dec. 17, 2004; 2001-05 Eclipse Spyder sports cars manufactured between Jan. 19, 2000, and March 18, 2005; 2001-05 Chrysler Sebring cars manufactured between April… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee

By Matt Schmitz on June 24, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 99,000 model-year 2014-15 Jeep Cherokee crossovers equipped with power liftgates The Problem: Power liftgate control modules may be inadvertently exposed to water, possibly causing a short circuit and creating a fire hazard; the automaker discovered the problem… Read More