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Recall of more than 900 Dodge, Jeep and Chrysler cars for a possible burst in the airbag inflator

10/09/2018

PACP launched a recall in cooperation with Dhofar Automotive for 975 cars. The recall includes RAM 2500 DH 2009 pickup trucks, RAM 3500 pickup D1 2009, Dodge RAM Heavy Duty 2009-2012 (DC), Dodge RAM Heavy Duty 2009-2012 (DM), Dodge Durango HB 2009...

 

 Chrysler Aspen (HG) 2009, Jeep Wrangler (JK)&(J8) 2009-2013, Jeep Wrangler (J3) 2010-2013, Dodge Challenger (LX) 2009-2010, Chrysler 300 (LX)300C 2009-2013,Lancia Thema LX 2012-2013, Dodge Challenger LC 2009-2013, Dodge Charger LD 2011-2013, Dodge Dakota ND 2009-2011 with VINs 1C4BJWAG0DL521244 - 2C3CDYCJXDH615942.

These cars are being recalled because the front passenger airbag inflator consist of a fan that might break with prolonged high humidity, high temperature exposure, and high temperature cycles. The inflator can possibly burst if activated and shoot metal shrapnel through the airbag with high velocity and dangerously, which might cause an injury to the passengers. The dealer will replace the front passenger airbag inflator.

These recalls confirm PACP efforts in traffic safety, in cooperation with the car dealers, and constant care to conduct continuous reviews of all the available products in the markets of Oman in order to provide the necessary protection for the consumers in all areas to protect the life and safety of the consumers. 

 

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