Chrysler Group LLC recalled more than 248,000 vehicles due to a defect that could allow the key to slip while driving, shutting down the engine.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 2010 Dodge Journey crossovers, 2010 Grand Caravan Minivans, and 2010 Chrysler Town & Country minivans made between August 3, 2009 and June 17, 2010. The vehicles feature a deign defect where harsh road conditions or driver contract with the key could move the key to the accessory position and shut down the engine.
The automaker said it has received 32 customer complaints and 465 warranty claims for the affected vehicles. Chrysler, which is managed by Italy’s Fiat SpA, said it knew of two rear-end collisions that may have stemmed from the problem.
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