• Fiat Chrysler recalls 470,000 vehicles for restraint defect

    One year ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling 470,000 vehicles worldwide to replace a component that may inhibit deployment of the vehicles' active head restraints in the event of a crash.
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  • Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles for headrest problem

    One year ago - By Chron

    DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 470,000 older vehicles worldwide to fix a problem with headrests that can malfunction in rear collisions.
    The recall covers certain 2012 Jeep Liberty SUVs and 2012 and 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger midsize sedans.
    Fiat Chrysler says a safety restraint control computer can degrade after several years of use. That can stop the headrests from moving forward in a crash to protect front-row occupants from whiplash injuries.
    The company says it's not aware of any related injuries.
    Owners will be notified in November. Dealers will replace the...
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