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Chrysler Group recalled 2013 Dodge Challengers equipped with V-6 engines, and told the owners not to drive them.
The recall affects only 4,459 Challengers because of a wire harness that can overheat and lead to fires. Chrysler says it is a aware of seven incidents, none of which caused injuries.
Eric Mayne, Chrysler spokesman, says the problem is due to a single batch of misconfigured electrical components. He refused to specify the particular part, not necessarily the wiring harness, at the heart of the problem. In any case, workers tried to reconfigure the parts, but the result was harnesses that can overheat and catch fire. Read the rest of this entry
Chrysler is hoping a re-engineered and expanded lineup will restore the 300′s excitement and sales success.
The automaker is doubling the line for 2012 to six models — keying on what Chrysler says is buyer lifestyles.
The 300 was re-engineered and restyled for the 2011 model year, and sales just began early this year. With the abbreviated model year, the line was limited to three trim levels: 300, 300 Limited and 300C. Read the rest of this entry