3.3 million vehicles are targeted, this move expanding on previously revealed plans to replace the inflator in roughly 370,000 vehicles.
3.3 million vehicles are targeted, this move expanding on previously announced plans to change the inflator in roughly 370,000 cars in Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. The recall covers some Dodge Ram models made between 2003 and 2008, as well as certain Dodge Durango, Dodge Magnum, Dodge Charger, Dodge Dakota, and Chrysler Aspen models, as follows:
Affected customers will be notified and advised when they may plan service, which will be provided free of charge. Replacement parts will be first allocated to areas marked by persistent, high absolute humidity.
Although you cannot prevent an airbag defect, there are a few things you can do to reduce the chances of being hurt. Make sure you:
Do not forget about your kids' safety! Children under 12 should always ride buckled up in a properly installed and age-appropriate car seat in the back seat. Also, infants under 1-year-old and with a weight of fewer than 20 pounds must never ride in the front seat of a car that has a passenger-side airbag.
If you are involved in a car accident, you should contact The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary as soon as possible. If the car's airbag was defective and has caused you serious injuries, you may be able to build a strong automotive products liability case. Because these cases are often very complex, you need the help of an experienced lawyer who can advise you of your rights and the available options.