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2019 Dodge Grand Caravan Recall

Item Affected: SEATS Date Announced: 10/23/2019

Description of Recall:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles. The welds on the outboard rear seat strikers for the second row bench and second row bucket seats may fail during a front impact crash. The front outboard seat strikers for the third row bench seats may fail in the event of a rear impact crash. In addition, the second row bench and second row bucket seats may not withstand the required loads.

Action Need To Fix It:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will weld in a striker reinforcement bracket on the second and third row outboard seat strikers, free of charge. The recall began December 19, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA's number for this recall is V91. FIND YOUR LOCAL Dodge Service Center

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How to Schedule Car Dealership Appointments to Repair Recalled Vehicles Using DoNotPay

If your vehicle has been recalled, you’re entitled to a free repair! Regardless of whether it’s a used or new car, you can use the DoNotPay Car Recall Repair product to schedule an appointment at your local car dealership and get your vehicle repaired.

How the Car Recall Repair product works:

  1. Enter your vehicle information, including the make, model, and year.
  2. Tell us about the recall and which part of the vehicle is impacted.
  3. Enter the car dealership you want to visit or let us contact the closest one near you.
  4. Enter the ideal date(s) and time(s) you want to schedule your appointment for.
  5. Enter your Vehicle Identification Number.

And that’s it! DoNotPay will contact your local dealership to request an appointment and ask for your vehicle to be repaired for free.

Risks

Many complaints NHTSA received expressed concern that in an emergency or crash, vehicle occupants could become trapped inside the vehicle.  This represents a grave risk in the event of, for example, vehicle fires, where occupants need to leave a vehicle quickly.  If someone is hurt, first responders may also have a hard time getting to the patient quickly if they cannot open doors from the outside.

Recommended Safety Technologies

These features have been either verified by NHTSA or reported by the vehicle manufacturers as meeting NHTSA’s performance criteria.

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Next steps

The investigation is currently in the “preliminary evaluation” stage, which NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) usually completes within four months. If the evaluation shows a potential safety defect, the office will conduct an engineering analysis to decide whether to initiate a safety recall. That stage usually takes around a year, as reported.

How Do I Make a Claim for Dodge Grand Caravan Recalls?

The whole process can be broken down into two general steps:

Get the Recall Notice

Your car’s manufacturer, Chrysler (FCA US LLC), or Vantage Mobility (manufacturers of wheelchair vehicle conversions) will issue you your Dodge Grand Caravan’s recall notice. Dealers or repair facilities can then carry out the mentioned repairs or part replacements.

If, for some reason, your car’s manufacturer doesn’t send you the notice, then here are the other ways to keep yourself informed about the much-needed alterations:

  • You could see a recall notice in the media concerning your vehicle’s make and model.
  • You can also go online and search for any recall notices issued for your vehicle model.

Schedule the Repairs

After learning your vehicle is due for a recall, the next step is to set an appointment for repairs or replacements to be made. You’ll then have to schedule this date with an authorized dealer or a private mechanic.

With an authorized dealer, there’s a good chance the replacements or repairs will be installed without any cost to the vehicle’s owner. If you decide to go the private mechanic route, you may have to foot the bill yourself.

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