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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]