Chrysler Recalls 300s, Dodge Chargers Over Electrical Problem, Crash Risk
Chrysler is recalling more than 100,000 Chrysler 300s and Dodge Chargers because the defective automobiles have potential electrical problems that could cause crashes.
The recall affects 119,072 Chrysler 300s and Dodge Chargers from the model years 2011 and 2012. The recall is intended to address a potential electrical issue that could contribute to malfunctions in the vehicles’ antilock-brake and stability-control systems.
Chrysler dealers will relocate the appropriate fuse and cover repair costs. Owners may contact Chrysler at 800-853-1403 for additional information.
If you were injured in an accident that may have been caused by a defective Chrysler 300 or Dodge Charger, an experienced product liability attorney may be able to help you pursue financial compensation for resulting medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and property damage. The problem was first identified in Dodge Charger models used in law enforcement; Chrysler initially recalled approximately 10,000 Chargers used by police.
As of the time this blog was posted, neither Chrysler nor the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had reported crashes, fires or injuries stemming from the issue. However, Chrysler did indicate it found 43 reports of possible “issues” in civilian-model 300s and Chargers.
If you suffered an injury that you believe was caused by a faulty automobile or other defective product, please contact PersonalInjury.com for a free case evaluation and to locate a qualified product liability attorney near you.