127,350 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 Automobiles Recalled

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Another massive automobile recall has just been issued.

This time, the recall affects some 127,350 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 automobiles.  The recall, which was announced by the Chrysler Group, concerns those vehicles of the model years 2011 and 2012 that were produced up to December 20 of last year.  The majority are in the United States, with 8,274 residing in Canada.

The defect has to do with the anti lock braking system and the electronic stability control.  The power distribution centers in the vehicles contain a fuse that is in danger of overheating.  If this happens, then the driver would be in danger of losing control of the vehicle, increasing the possibility of a crash.

The company discovered the defect while testing a Michigan police car.  Following that test, Chrysler confirmed their findings by testing various other consumer vehicles.

Consumers can expect to receive a recall notification at some point this month.  Affected persons should be able to bring their automobiles in to an authorized service dealer to receive a free repair.

I’m sorry as a personal injury attorney in San Jose to see yet another recall put lives in danger.  It’s my hope that this issue not imperil safety and that all vehicle owners can get the necessary repairs.  I urge everyone as a San Jose car accident lawyer to get their cars fixed should they have this vehicle in their possession.