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2015-2016 Jeep Renegade recalled for trailer hitch glitch
2015-2016 Jeep Renegade recalled for trailer hitch glitch

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling select 2015 and 2016 Jeep Renegade crossovers to fix a problem with their trailer hitches. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 8,561 vehicles registered in the U.S. NHTSA documents explain that the Renegade's...Read More»

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Oh, crap: hackers find new ways to override Jeep, Tesla software

Just over a year ago, two good-guy hackers managed to take control of a Jeep Cherokee using Fiat Chrysler's Uconnect telematics system. Within days, FCA recalled 1.4 million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles to close the loophole that the hackers had exploited. This week, those same hackers...Read More»

2015 Jeep Renegade
2015 Chrysler 200, Jeep Renegade; 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee recalled: 410,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to recall a range of Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram models to address a problem with their electrical systems that could cause vehicles to lose propulsion or stall. According to Auto News, the issue stems from problems with the vehicles' wiring and software. The good news...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler audit suggests sales stats have been inflated: SEC, Justice Dept. investigate

Back in January, two dealers filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, alleging that FCA had asked them to inflate their monthly sales stats. Though FCA was quick to dismiss the dealers' claims, an internal audit may prove the old maxim that where there's smoke, there's fire. The audit was...Read More»

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FCA stops using Takata airbags that are due to be recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has some good news for consumers and bad news for Takata shareholders: by the end of next week, FCA will stop using Takata-brand airbags that are due to be recalled by 2019. Those airbags employ ammonium nitrate to inflate the devices during crashes. Unfortunately, that...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a software update to stop rollaways

In April of this year, following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 1.1 million vehicles to address a problem with their shifters. For some of those vehicles--namely, the Jeep Grand Cherokee--we now know that the fix...Read More»

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2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler recalled for airbag problem: 506,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 500,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs from the 2007 to 2016 model year. According to FCA, some of those vehicles may have developed problems with their airbag systems that could prevent the devices from deploying during collisions. ALSO SEE: GM to compensate...Read More»

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for transmission problem, over 37,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 37,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs from the 2016 model year. The automaker reports that an electrical flaw could affect the vehicle's transmission, which might cause headaches for owners. The flaw is rooted in select wiring harnesses, which may not have been...Read More»

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2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300 recalled to replace shifter

Back in January, we told you about a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation of rollaway complaints related to the 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, and the 2012-2014 Chrysler 300. That investigation has now resulted in a recall of those models to fix...Read More»

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recalled to repair brakes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 15,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately eight of those vehicles may suffer from a problem with their brakes that could boost the...Read More»

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
NHTSA Rollaway Investigation Affects Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge Models

Do late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs, and Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 sedans, have a shift lever that’s so tricky so as to allow inadvertent vehicle roll-away? The federal government is investigating—although based on information provided so far in National Highway Traffic Safety...Read More»

2016 Jeep Renegade
2016 Jeep Renegade Crash-Tested, To Mixed Safety Results

The Jeep Renegade is already into its second model year; yet it hasn't been given a full set of U.S. crash-test ratings until now. And the results, while mostly good, could definitely be better. The federal government has just released full NCAP safety ratings for the 2016 Jeep Renegade—and...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler Kills Chrysler 200 & Dodge Dart, Puts Brakes On Alfa Romeo, Ramps Up Jeep

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has updated its current business plan, and...well, let's just say that changes are afoot at FCA, but none of them will catch anyone off-guard. The new plan stems from changes in the global marketplace that position some FCA products for greater success than others. Such...Read More»

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2011-2013 Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Fire Risk (Again)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for nearly 389,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an electrical problem in some of those vehicles could start a fire. Sound familiar?...Read More»

2015 Jeep Compass
2015 Jeep Compass & Patriot Recalled For Power Steering Leak, Fire Hazard: 93,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced a recall of more than 93,000 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs from the 2015 model year. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could make them harder to steer and create a fire risk. The problem is rooted in...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
2011-2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Recalled For Fire Risk

If you’ve already brought your 2011 or 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee or Dodge Durango in for a repair of the headliner or vanity mirror, you might need to have it done once again. The recall is a subset of the one that was announced back in July 2014—that one covering a wider range of...Read More»

2016 Jeep Cherokee
2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Water Leak & Fire Risk

In June, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled over 164,000 Jeep Cherokees from 2014 and 2015 to prevent water from coming in contact with the SUVs' electrical elements and creating a fire hazard. Now, the automaker has expanded that recall to include more than 55,000 Jeep Cherokee vehicles from 2015...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler
Probe of 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler Airbag Problem Moves Forward

Back in June, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched investigations of two models manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: the Dodge Dart, whose owners had complained of brake problems, and the Jeep Wrangler, whose owners had reported issues with their airbags. Last week, the...Read More»

2015 Jeep Cherokee
FCA Recalls 2015 Jeep Cherokee, 2015-2016 Ram 1500: Nearly 180,000 Vehicles Affected

This morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued two recalls affecting over 140,000 vehicles registered in the U.S, and more than 38,000 registered in other countries. The 2015 Jeep Cherokee has been recalled to fix a problem with its air-conditioning system that could pose a fire risk, while the...Read More»

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