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Recalls: 2011-2014 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Models

Motor Trend logo Motor Trend 10/16/2014 Joseph Capparella

2011-2014 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Durango, and Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Problem: In certain Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles equipped with the 3.6-liter V-6 engine and a 160 amp alternator, the alternator could fail, possibly causing the vehicle to stall without warning.

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The Fix: Chrysler is still working out the remedy for this alternator defect, and will notify owners about the recall starting at the end of November once a fix has been determined.

Recalls: 2011-2014 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Models

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 434,581 cars, including 2011-2014 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Durango, and Jeep Grand Cherokee models.

2011-2013 Jeep Wrangler

The Problem: The electrical connector for the exterior heated power mirror may corrode, possibly causing an electrical short and increasing the risk of a fire.

The Fix: In affected vehicles, dealers will move the mirror power feed to a separate connector.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 313,236 2011-2013 Jeep Wrangler SUVs.

2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid

The Problem: An issue with the hybrid system’s cooling pump may cause the hybrid electronics to overheat, possibly shutting down the car’s powertrain and causing a stall-like condition.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the coolant pump with an improved, brushless pump that will help prevent overheating.

Number of Vehicles Potentially Affected: 423 2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid SUVs.

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