Chrysler extends fuel tank warranties on LX cars, NHTSA ends probe | Harold Zeigler Newsletter Grandville MI
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Date posted: February 27, 2014

Chrysler extends fuel tank warranties on LX cars, NHTSA ends probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ended its investigation of 153,817, 5.7-liter and 6.1-liter Hemi V8-powered 2006 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Magnum models after reports of stalling. Chrysler has responded by granting a lifetime warranty on the fuel tanks for these vehicles.

NHTSA received 299 reports of engines stalling while the models were stopped or driving at low speeds, and began an investigation. The government agency found that the control valve shutoff float in the V8s’ 19-gallon fuel tank could malfunction if the fuel had too high of an ethanol content. In many cases, the valve would break in the open position, allowing the tank to be overfilled, which would then cause the cars to stall. However, there were no accidents reported, and the vehicles could be restarted immediately.

There will not be a recall on these vehicles because, “the condition represents a low risk to motor vehicle safety and is adequately addressed by Chrysler’s extended warranty,” NHTSA said to The Detroit News.

Source: [Auto Blog]


   
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