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Chrysler & Dodge 2019 Recall for Jefferson City, MO Area Drivers

We're calling all Chrysler and Dodge owners near Jefferson City, MO to look to Joe Machens CDJR for guidance amidst the 2019 Chrysler and Dodge recall. Due to changing EPA requirements, we will be exploring a significant amount of vehicles from multiple OEMs.

Things Dodge, Jeep, and Chrysler Vehicle Owners Should Know:

According to a recent article by Cars.com, the current recall calls Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles into question. As of yesterday, March 14, 2019, the EPA announced that an emissions-related recall on around 900,000 mid-size and compact vehicles would commence. The model years that will be evaluated will range from 2011 to 2016. If you own a model within these years, you can look visit Mopar.com to see if your vehicle has been affected by this recall. Simply enter your VIN, which can be found on the side door of your vehicle or on your title, to see if your vehicle has any current recalls.

Which Cars Are Affected by the Recall?

The six cars that the EPA's announcement mentioned come from Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep. The following vehicles that might be impacted are:

  • 2011-14 Chrysler 200
  • 2011-14 Dodge Avenger
  • 2011-12 Dodge Caliber
  • 2011-16 Dodge Journey
  • 2011-16 Jeep Compass
  • 2011-16 Jeep Patriot

If you are the owner of one of the vehicles mentioned, it is still likely that your model will not fall under this recent recall. The EPA's announcement only includes specific examples of models. Some models involved were FWD versions of the Compass, Patriot, and Journey, but not AWD variants.

According to the EPA, the figure is around 862,520 US vehicles under recall. Cars.com offers a slightly higher analysis, as we've mentioned above, which is based on the Automotive News Sales data. At this time, drivers should contact their dealerships for further assistance.

Why Are These Models Under Recall?

It appears that the FCA studied the converters in specific model's emission systems. The converters that turn engine irritants into less harmful tailpipe gases have a decline in performance. The recall will ensure that these vehicles do not emit large amounts of nitrogen oxide and carbon monoxide, which will stop further air pollution.

Schedule Service Today

We can help you through this recall with our state-of-the-art service facility near Jefferson City, MO. In times of crisis, our drivers know that they can turn to our large service department. Get your appointment today and we'll get you back on track!

Citations:Cars.com, March 14th, 2019. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Emissions Recall: What Owners Should Know K. Mays

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