DaimlerChrysler recalls 419 Dodge Stratus' and Chrysler Sebrings
Recall From: DaimlerChrysler Corporation
Dodge Stratus Year: 2001 Chrysler Sebring Years: 2001
Number Involved: 419
Dates of Manufacture: September 2000
Defect: On certain passenger vehicles, the passenger air bags were built with defective aluminum extrusion sections that may not retain the air bag door during an air bag deployment event. A separated air bag door could injure a vehicle occupant.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the passenger air bag. Owner notification began Oct. 19, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-992-1997.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V306/DaimlerChrysler Recall No. 898]