Chrysler Recalls 132,223 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicles

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—October 30, 2014.

SUMMARY: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014 Dodge Durango, and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured October 3, 2013, to April 11, 2014. Due to an issue with the software for the Steering Column Control Module (SCCM), the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) may be disabled.

CONSEQUENCE: If the ESC is disabled during certain driving situations, the driver may not be able to adequately control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the SCCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on December 5, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is P64.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov