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March 7, 2021
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(wgvu) - WASHINGTON (AP) - DaimlerChrysler says it will recall hundreds
of thousands of minivans because corrosion might cause air bags to
fail to deploy.
The recall involves 2005 Dodge Caravan and Chrysler Town and
Country minivans sold or registered in states like Michigan that
use large amounts of road salt.
About 270-thousand vehicles are covered by the recall campaign.
Another 133-thousand with extended warranties are also included.
Chrysler says in a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration that brass brushings on the sensors could corrode
and crack on the front air bags. That could allow water to enter
the sensor and cause failure.
Under the conditions, the air bag warning light would
Owners can call DaimlerChrysler at (800) 853-1403.
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