Headlight issues make Chrysler to recalls 49,400 Chargers
Chrysler today announced that it is recalling its 49, 400 full size Dodge Chargers owing to the suspected overheating of parts in their headlights. The company has instructed the engineers working with customer service data to investigate reports akin to the one in 2012 which triggered the recalling of 9, 600 Chargers belonging to the police department from 2011 and 2012 model cars that required addressing of jumper harness and other parts heating up.Photo 1: CHRYSLER
Chrysler further added that there were no reports of accidents or injury in either of these recalls. In the present recall the company said that it would inspect the complaint and replace parts if it is required without charging the owners. The parts that are likely to be replaced are the halogen headlights, headlight jumper harness and bulbs in certain Chargers from 2011-2012 year models. Distribution of the affected vehicles are 43, 450 from the US, 2, 850 from Canada, 2,700 from outside of North America and 375 in Mexico as per the company stats. Chrysler will be notifying the owners when they can schedule their vehicles for repairs.
The investigation on the driver-side door fires reported in 104, 593 Jeep Sports Utility vehicles conducted by US Safety regulators were closed this week. According to the report published on the website of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration no defect trend has been detected in the 2012 models.Photo 2: Headlight issues make Chrysler to recalls 49,400 Chargers
In the meanwhile there is good news for Chrysler followers, according to Marchionne the first quarter profit of Fiat Chrysler will climb owing to industry demand for its products. This according to him would be achieved in the US market while the market in Brazil is in choppy waters. He also predicted the narrowing of losses on the European front in spite of the investment on the new model cars.