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1999 Acura CL 2dr Cpe 2.3L Auto

  • 6-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support
  • Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Side-intrusion hip/shoulder pads
  • Front/rear crumple zones
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Acura Models:
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1999 Acura RL 44Not
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Service Bulletins for 1999 Acura RL 2dr Cpe 2.3L Auto
1999 ACURA CL:

Bulletin Number: 00021
CONCERNS WITH SHUDDER OR JUDDER WHEN DRIVING AT SPEEDS BETWEEN 20 AND 40 MPH. THIS VIBRATION IS MOST NOTICEABLE WHEN THE TORQUE CONVERTER LOCK-UP CLUTCH IS IN THE PARTIAL LOCK-UP MODE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010200
INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING THE IMMOBILIZER KEYS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010200
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING THE OIL PUMP O-RING FOR 1998 AND 1999 2.3CL MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01022
CONCERNS WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 01037
INFORMATION REGARDING COOLANT LEAK FROM THE ENGINE BLOCK. *JB

Bulletin Number: 01037
SUBJECT REGARDING COOLANT LEAKING WHERE THE CONNECTING PIPE FITS INTO THE ENGINE BLOCK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01041
V6 ENGINE OIL LEAKS. *JB THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 01-041, DATED 10/29/2001. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011000
SUBJECT REGARDING P1259 AFTER BARE BLOCK REPLACEMENT FOR 2001 3.2CL, 2001 MDX, 1999 - 2001 3.2TL AND 1997 - 1999 3.0CL MODEL VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EGR SYSTEM CLOGGING.*JB

Bulletin Number: 01162005
P1706 A/T SWITCH SHORT OR OPEN. *EH

Bulletin Number: 03001
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMES ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1457 EVAP BYPASS SOLENOID VALVE FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03034
SAFETY RECALL: IGNITION SWITCH KEY INTERLOCK. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 03/034, DATED 01/15/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04012004
DON'T TEST-DRIVE WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR D INDICATOR ON. ACURA. SERVICENEWS. APRIL 2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 060199
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF FAST OR EARLY UPSHIFTS, SHIFT HARSHNESS, DELAY FLARING OR SLIPPAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080101
SUBJECT ON SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. NLM

Bulletin Number: 090105
HOMELINK WON'T PROGRAM WITH AFTERMARKET REMOTES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 090199
SERVICE MANUAL REVISION MADE TO SHOW 5W-30 MOTOR OIL BEING USED IN THE TIMING BELT AUTO-TENSIONER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 091203
LETTER TO SERVICE MANAGER REGARDING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING CRANKS, WON'T START WITH TYPE II IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM. *YD

Bulletin Number: 1001
SUBJECT REGARDING SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 5-1 THROUGH 8-3, INTERNAL SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEM UNIT FAILURE. *YD

Bulletin Number: 1002
RECONNECTING ACCESSORIES AFTER IGNITION SWITCH RECALL. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
A/C COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
CLEARING ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
KEYLESS REMOTE TRANSMITTER INOPERATIVE, . CHECK KEYLESS, CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY REMINDER BEEPER BEFORE TROUBLESHOOTING KEYLESS REMOTE SYSTEM. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1002
INTERMITTENT SRA DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 1-1 TO 1-5, DRIVER'S AIRBAG INFLATOR CIRCUIT. OCTOBER TECH LINE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 102703
RECALL CAMPAIGN FOR CERTAIN CLS AND TLS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO ALL SALES, SERVICE AND PARTS MANAGERS. THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITIO

Bulletin Number: 110102
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COMPRESSOR CONTROL LOGIC. ACURA SERVICE NEWS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 110102
CEILING LIGHT, IGNITION KEY BEEPER FOIL KEYLESS ENTRY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1102
THE HOMELINK SYSTEM MAY HAVE TEST INFORMATION STORED IN MEMORY THAT MUST BE ERASED BEFORE IT CAN BE PROGRAMMED. *NM

Bulletin Number: 1202
STRAINING THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID TO DIAGNOSE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 126
SOME VEHICLES UP TO VIN YA2-XL012965 MIGHT EXPERIENCE A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH A P0740 CODE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 300501
AMERICAN HONDA, HONDA OF AMERICA MANUFACTURING, AND DELPHI WILL CONDUCT THE RETURN OF CERTAIN DELPHI BATTERIES. THE BATTERIES INVOLVED ARE DELPHI FREEDOM GROUP SIZE 35, CCA 440. *TT

Bulletin Number: 302
SOME 2000 MDX MODELS AS WELL AS OTHER MODELS MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING AT HIGH ENGINE SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 801
SUBJECT REGARDING THE CL SECURITY SYSTEM LAST TRIPPED SENSOR MEMORY. *YD

Bulletin Number: 99001
SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING POWER WINDOWS THAT DO NOT WORK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99011
CONCERNS WITH REMOTE AUDIO SWITCHES NOT WORKING PROPERLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99018
SOME VEHICLES BUILT WITHIN VIN 19UYA2 ... XL005044 AND 19UYA2 ... XL005158 MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INIDCATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401 (INSUFFICIENT EGR FLOW) IS SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99045
PRODUCT UPDATE CAMPAIGN ON REPLACING PCV HOSE ROUTING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99045
INFORMATION REGARDING EGR PORT CLOGGING. *YH

Bulletin Number: 99045
SUBJECT REGARDING WARRANTY EXTENSION ON EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION PORT CLOGGING. *JB

Bulletin Number: 991001
BRIEF INFORMATION ON REPLACING A LEAKY TORQUE CONVERTER SEAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

Bulletin Number: B99-040
"SERVICE BULLETIN - THIS BULLETIN UPDATES THE TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES FOR DTC P1456 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE [FUEL TANK SYSTEM]) AND DTC P1457 (EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM LEAKAGE[EVAP CANISTER SYSTEM]). DEPENDING ON THE MODEL, THERE ARE TW

Bulletin Number: SB-0708
ACURA: THERE ARE GUIDELINES FOR VARIOUS SITUATIONS AND PROCEDURES INCLUDING: TIRE PRESSURE VALVE STEM INSTALLATION, TRAILER STABILITY MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE OIL APPLICATION GUIDE, NEW SOFTWARE, NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID, NOTCHY STEERI

 
Recalls for 1999 Acura RL 2dr Cpe 2.3L Auto
1999 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V120000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 09/09/1998 - 08/24/1999
Potential Units Affected: 1000000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN SEDANS, COUPES, HATCHBACKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, ELECTRICAL CONTACTS IN THE IGNITION SWITCH CAN DEGRADE DUE TO THE HIGH ELECTRICAL CURRENT PASSING THROUGH THE SWITCH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STARTED.
Consequence:
WORN CONTACTS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
1999 ACURA CL
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V423000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.
Manufacture Dates: 09/09/1998 - 02/12/1999
Potential Units Affected: 563861
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS, THE IGNITION SWITCH MAY WEAR EXCESSIVELY AND PREVENT PROPER INTERLOCK OPERATION, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO TURN THE IGNITION KEY TO THE "OFF" POSITION AND REMOVE THE KEY WITHOUT SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION TO "PARK."
Consequence:
IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR DOES NOT SHIFT TO "PARK" BEFORE REMOVING THE KEY AND FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL PERFORM AN INSPECTION PROCEDURE THAT DETERMINES THE AMOUNT OF CYLINDER BODY WEAR. IF SIGNIFICANT WEAR IS INDICATED, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE CYLINDER BODY, COLLAR, AND LATCH PLATE. IF NO SIGNS OF WEAR ARE INDICATED, DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LATCH PLATE WITH A REDESIGNED PART. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 8, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.
 


2013 FIAT 500e Battery Electric (Limited Availability)

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2013 FIAT Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2013 FIAT 500e Battery Electric (Limited Availability)
2013 FIAT 500E:

Bulletin Number: 08-004-15 REV.A
CHRYSLER 2013-2015 FIAT 500E: THIS BULETIN SUPERSEDES 08-004-15 DATED JAN. 09, 2015 PLEASE REMOVE FROM YOUR FILES. BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING UPDATING MODULES SOFTWARE: VTM, BCM, OBCM, PIM, AND BPCM IF REQUIRED. *LJ UPDATED 8/25/15.

Bulletin Number: 08-045-16
Flash: Anti Lock Brake (ABS) Module System Enhancements This bulletin involves a coordinated update of the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module and Regenerative Brake Controller (RBC) module software. ┬╖ U0001-00 - CAN C BUS. (Sets in ABS a

Bulletin Number: 08-045-16
SUBJECT: Flash: Anti Lock Brake (ABS) Module System Enhancements OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves a coordinated update of the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module and Regenerative Brake Controller (RBC) module software. SYMPTOM/CONDITIO

Bulletin Number: 08-045-16
SUBJECT: Flash: Anti Lock Brake (ABS) Module System Enhancements OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves a coordinated update of the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module and Regenerative Brake Controller (RBC) module software. SYMPTOM/CONDITIO

Bulletin Number: 08-045-16
SUBJECT: Flash: Anti Lock Brake (ABS) Module System Enhancements OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves a coordinated update of the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) module and Regenerative Brake Controller (RBC) module software. SYMPTOM/CONDITIO

Bulletin Number: 08-048-14 REV. A
Flash: Vehicle Enhancements This bulletin involves updating the software in multiple modules, Vehicle Tracking Module (VTM), Body Control Module (BCM), On-Board Charging Module (OBCM), Power Inverter Module (PIM), Battery Pack Control Mo

Bulletin Number: 08-048-14 REV. B
Flash: Vehicle Enhancements This bulletin involves updating the software in multiple modules, Vehicle Tracking Module (VTM), Body Control Module (BCM), On-Board Charging Module (OBCM), Power Inverter Module (PIM) and Electric Vehicle Contr

Bulletin Number: 08-048-16
FLASH: Electric Vehicle Control Unit (EVCU) System Enhancements This bulletin involves updating the software in the EVCU. A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon further investigati

Bulletin Number: 08-048-16
SUBJECT: FLASH: Electric Vehicle Control Unit (EVCU) System Enhancements OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves updating the software in the EVCU. SYMPTOM/CONDITION: A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (

Bulletin Number: 08-048-16
SUBJECT: FLASH: Electric Vehicle Control Unit (EVCU) System Enhancements OVERVIEW: This bulletin involves updating the software in the EVCU. SYMPTOM/CONDITION: A small number of customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (

Bulletin Number: 08-085-13
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 08-101-14
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 18-007-14 REV.B
CHRYSLER: REVISION SERVICE BULLETIN A. SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM FILES . SERVICE BULLETIN HAS BEEN UPDATED REVB. CUSTOMERS MAY EXPERIENCE MALFUNCTION LAMP INDICATOR. *LJ

Bulletin Number: 18-027-15 Rev. C
Flash: 1.4L Diagnostic And System Improvements This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination.

Bulletin Number: 18-027-15 Rev. C
Flash: 1.4L Diagnostic And System Improvements This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination.

Bulletin Number: 18-027-15 Rev. C
Flash: 1.4L Diagnostic And System Improvements This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination.

Bulletin Number: 18-053-16
Flash: 1.4L Diagnostic And System Improvements This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon fu

Bulletin Number: 18-053-16
Flash: 1.4L Diagnostic And System Improvements This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. Customers may experience a Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) illumination. Upon fu

Bulletin Number: 22-004-16 REV. A
Wheel Clicking Sound When Moving Slow This bulletin involves replacing the inserts attached to the wheel The customer may describe a clicking sound from the wheel?s plastic trim inserts when moving slowly or when stopped. The issue is he

Bulletin Number: 68277402A
Adaptive Cruise Control Sensor 1) If you are replacing this part due to the cluster displaying Clean Radar Sensor in Front of Vehicle or DTC C1266 ACC Sensor Blinded, please verify that there is no blockage in front of the sensor. Blockage

Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc

Bulletin Number: 9003178
The steering angle sensor on Fiat 500 is serviced as part of the Electric Power Steering (EPS) steering column not the Clockspring.~ Please refer to section 19 EPS steering column for service procedures.~

Bulletin Number: 9003681
Restraints Information Sheet (I-Sheet) has been added to Star Parts. Print I-Sheet for technician use.

Bulletin Number: 9003687
Restraints Remove I-Sheet from packaging. Correct information sheet (I-Sheet) has been added to Star Parts. Print I-Sheet for technician use.

Bulletin Number: 9003694
Oil Pump Assembly If error code P06DD present on any Pentastar V6 application, please inspect oil pump for relief valve failure. See photo attached. If valve is found out of place please call Bob Jackson (248) 944-0466 bob.jackson@fcagroup

Bulletin Number: D-13-23
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: D-13-27
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: RL108213A$
NAG1 (5A580) Valve Body As per Warranty Bulletin D-13-22, please use R2108213A$ valve body for all Warranty (W), Mopar (M) and Mopar Vehicle Protection (F) claims.~ Assembly also includes Filter (52108325AA) and Gasket (52108332AA).~

Bulletin Number: S20
Customer Satisfaction Notification S20 Reprogram Powertrain Control Module The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) software on about 81,000 of the above vehicles may have backup lamp illumination timing that does not meet customer expectations

Bulletin Number: S20
Customer Satisfaction Notification S20 Reprogram Powertrain Control Module The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) software on about 81,000 of the above vehicles may have backup lamp illumination timing that does not meet customer expectations

Bulletin Number: SR-N51
FIAT: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HALFSHAFT TO GEARB0X OUTPUT FLANGE FASTENERS MAY LOOSEN AND THE HALFSHAFT(S) MAY DISENGAGE FROM GEARBOX, CAUSING VEHICLE TO POWER. MODELS 2013 500E.

Bulletin Number: SR-N51
FIAT: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HALFSHAFT TO GEARB0X OUTPUT FLANGE FASTENERS MAY LOOSEN AND THE HALFSHAFT(S) MAY DISENGAGE FROM GEARBOX, CAUSING VEHICLE TO POWER. MODELS 2013 500E.

Bulletin Number: Z5091195A$
RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). The T

Bulletin Number: Z5091195A$
RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). The T

Bulletin Number: Z5091195A$
RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). The T

Bulletin Number: Z5091195A$
RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). The T

Bulletin Number: Z5091195A$
RES / RHA / REB radio that supports Bluetooth and Hands-Free For issues with Bluetooth, Hands-Free Calling, and/or Voice Commands, DO NOT replace the radio. Diagnose the Hands-Free Module system (also called the Telematics Module). The T

 
Recalls for 2013 FIAT 500e Battery Electric (Limited Availability)
2013 FIAT 500E
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V303000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates: 03/22/2012 - 01/29/2016
Potential Units Affected: 16584
Defect Description:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Fiat 500e vehicles manufactured March 22, 2012, to January 29, 2016. The power inverter module (PIM) may experience voltage spikes which can cause the propulsion system to shut down and loss of motive power.
Consequence:
Loss of motive power can increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the PIM software, free of charge. The recall began on July 5, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S26.
2013 FIAT 500E
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V179000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates: 03/27/2012 - 11/01/2014
Potential Units Affected: 5660
Defect Description:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Fiat 500 EV vehicles manufactured March 27, 2012, to November 1, 2014. If the vehicle goes in to limp home mode, incompatible software between Electric Vehicle Control Unit (EVCU) and Battery Pack Control Module (BPCM) may cause the electric propulsion system to fully shut down.
Consequence:
An electric propulsion system shut down will cause a stall-like condition, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software to ensure compatability between components, free of charge. The recall began on May 21, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R15.
2013 FIAT 500E
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V358000
Component: POWER TRAIN
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Manufacture Dates: 12/16/2012 - 08/13/2013
Potential Units Affected: 491
Defect Description:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Fiat 500e electric vehicles manufactured December 16, 2012, through August 13, 2013. The half shaft joints may loosen and separate causing noise and a loss of driving capability.
Consequence:
A loss of driving capability increases the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Chrysler will notify owners and Fiat dealers will replace the fasteners attaching the half shaft inboard joints, free of charge. The recall began on September 4, 2013. Owners may contact Fiat at 1-888-242-6342. Chrysler's recall number is N51.
2013 FIAT 500E
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V235000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Manufacture Dates: 09/24/2012 - 04/04/2014
Potential Units Affected: 4141
Defect Description:
Chrysler Group, LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Fiat 500e Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) vehicles manufactured September 24, 2012, through April 4, 2014. The affected vehicles have cooling plates for the Power Inverter Module (PIM) that may leak coolant into areas of the high voltage circuitry, resulting a short circuit that could cause the related service fuse to blow.
Consequence:
If the service fuse blows, the vehicle would have a loss of propulsion while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PIM, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P23.
 






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