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Chrysler Issues Recall for Brake Problem

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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V009000
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
CHRYSLER / SEBRING 2010
DODGE / AVENGER 2010
DODGE / NITRO 2010
DODGE / RAM 2009-2010
JEEP / COMMANDER 2010
JEEP / GRAND CHEROKEE 2010
JEEP / LIBERTY 2010
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC Mfr's Report Date: JAN 07, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V009000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 24177
Summary:
 CHRYSLER IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2010 CHRYSLER SEBRING; DODGE AVENGER AND NITRO; JEEP LIBERTY, COMMANDER AND GRAND CHEROKEE; AND MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 DODGE RAM TRUCK. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY FORMED OR MISSING BRAKE BOOSTER INPUT ROD RETAINING CLIP.
Consequence:
 THIS COULD RESULT IN BRAKE FAILURE WITHOUT WARNING WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH.
Remedy:
 CHRYSLER WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE BOOSTER INPUT ROD RETAINING CLIP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes:
 CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NO. J37. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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