Fiat Chrysler Automobiles – Voluntary Recall
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has agreed to voluntarily recall of 862,520 vehicles in the United States. This recall is the result of in-use emissions investigations conducted by EPA and in-use testing conducted by FCA as required by EPA regulations.
Owners of affected vehicles will receive notification From FCA when parts are available for them to bring their vehicle into be repaired, and owners can continue to drive their vehicles in the meantime. Owners who live in locations subject to inspection and maintenance may be required to have the recall performed prior to having the inspection performed.
Due to the large number of vehicles involved and the need to supply replacement components – specifically to the vehicle’s catalytic converter - this recall will be implemented in phases during the 2019 calendar year beginning with the oldest vehicles first.
Owners of affected vehicles need to wait until they receive notification from FCA prior to scheduling an appointment at the dealership. Below is the schedule for each phase of the recall by model year:
- 2011MY - Q1 2019
- 2012MY - Q2 2019
- 2013/2014MY - Q3 2019
- 2015/2016MY - Q4 2019
Affected vehicles are equipped with 2.4 and 2.0 liter world gas engines. Specific models and years of affected vehicles are:
- 2011-2016 MY Dodge Journey (JC FWD)
- 2011-2014 MY Chrysler 200 / Dodge Avenger (JS FWD)
- 2011-2012 MY Dodge Caliber (PM FWD CVT)
- 2011-2016 MY Jeep Compass/Patriot (MK FWD CVT)