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Chrysler recalls 2010-12 Dodge Chargers




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Report Receipt Date: MAR 04, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V101000
Component(s):
Potential Number of Units Affected: 43,452

Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC

SUMMARY:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Dodge Charger vehicles manufactured May 20, 2010, through November 8, 2011, and equipped with halogen headlamps. In the affected vehicles, a sub-harness for the headlights may overheat and cause the low beam headlights to go out.

CONSEQUENCE:
Loss of headlights reduces the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlamp jumper harnesses and bulbs, or the headlamp assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2014. Owners may contract Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number associated with this recall is P08. This recall concerns non-police vehicles. A separate campaign was launched in 2012 to address police vehicles. See NHTSA recall 12V-042.

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: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Defects Investigation
 
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