1.4 M Ram Pickup Trucks Recalled Tailgate Problem

DETROIT, Mich. (August 2, 2018) — Fiat Chrysler has recalled 1.4 million Ram pickup trucks due to a malfunction with its power-locking tailgate that may suddenly open. While most of the vehicles are in the United States, some 260,315 were sold in Canada and about 45,000 in Mexico and outside the NAFTA region. Under the recall, certain Ram pickup trucks … Read More

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 160,000 Stalling 2017 Pacifica Minivans

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Minivans Recalled for Engine Stalling A recall was announced by Fiat Chrysler for more than 160,000 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans after it was discovered that a computer glitch may accidentally shut off the engine while driving, according to USA Today. The defective software problem mostly affects vehicles located in North America with gasoline engines.  The glitch is … Read More

Fiat Ranked Top of Worst Automakers in 2016, Consumer Reports Says

It’s not always ideal to get first place. Just ask Fiat Chrysler. The Fiat brand ranked first on the Consumer Reports list of worst auto manufacturers in 2016 with low reliability ratings and not a single model recommended. The score Fiat received was 31 out of 100 points. The least reliable model in the lineup is the Fiat 500L. Complaints … Read More

Jeep Grand Cherokee Monostable electronic Gear Shift Problems

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the parent company of the Jeep brand, is investigating whether a recalled gear shift contributed to the death of 27-year-old Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. The young actor was found trapped between his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a brick wall after the car rolled down his driveway and struck him about 1 a.m. in the morning. … Read More

Jeep Renegade SUV is Sporty, but Transmission is Rough Lemon Law Lawyer Says

You don’t buy a Jeep Renegade unless you are looking to drive an adventurous vehicle that stands out from the pack, but for some owners this rebellious 4-wheel drive SUV has disappointments after it leaves the dealership. 2015 and 2016 Jeep Renegade owners often complain that the transmission gives them a rough ride and shifting issues take some getting used … Read More

5 Million Airbag Control Units Recalled by Continental Automotive

At least nine injuries have been linked to an electronic defect in airbags manufactured by Hannover, German manufacturer Continental Automotive Systems prompting a recall of 5 million vehicles worldwide among several manufacturers including Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Mercedes Benz. Roughly 1.5 million to 2 million of the vehicles subject to recall are expected to be in the United States. The … Read More

Fiat Chrysler Fined, Ordered to Buy Back Thousands of Dodge Rams, Jeep Cherokees and Liberties

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has admitted its failures and agreed to buy back thousands of its defective vehicles, but the manufacturer will still have to pay a multi-million dollar fine and has agreed to have its performance of these mandates monitored independently, according to a press release by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Indeed, the Italian-American manufacturer has recently come … Read More