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Chrysler's Takata Recalls

Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 34 million+ vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in automotive history.

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FCA's Dangerous e-Shift Design

Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) made the switch from a traditional gear shifter to a monostable electronically controlled one and the result has been disastrous. The unintuitive design is responsible for hundreds of rollaway incidents and widely believed to have caused actor Anton Yelc...

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Chrysler Pacifica Engine Cradle Rot

The 2004-08 Pacifica might as well be nicknamed the engine-dropper because they have a common issue where the engine cradles rust, rot and split apart to the point where the engine can fall out. Why these years specifically? And what is Chrysler doing to correct this danger...

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Oil Sludge and Engine Failure

The 2.7L DaimlerChrysler engine is highly suceptible to oil sludge, a sticky hell stew that coats the inside of your engine. The sludg...

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Chrysler 200 Randomly Shuts Off When Car Comes to a Stop

It didn’t take long after the 2011 Chrysler 200 release date for owners to start complaining that their dream car was turning into a n...

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FCA Mopar Screwing Up Recalls and Paying the Price

The US government isn’t a big fan of how Fiat-Chrysler (and their parts / service brand Mopar) have handled recalls. Here’s why.

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