Fiat Chrysler Recalls 5 Lakh Jeep Wrangler For Faulty Air Bags

| } May 19 , 2016 , 13:44 IST
jeepAutomobile giant Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 500,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs because potentially faulty components in the steering wheel could prevent the air bag from deploying in a crash. The recall is to replace clockspring assemblies and related components as well as install new steering wheel back covers and steering-column shrouds. The company on Wednesday said 498,985 Jeep Wranglers from the 2007-2010 model years are part of the recall, including 392,464 in the United States. Vehicles affected outside the U.S. comprise an estimated 35,412 in Canada; 8,529 in Mexico; and 62,580 outside of North America. Separately on Wednesday, the company recalled about 80,500 Fiat 500 cars from the 2012-2016 model years, including 39,217 in the U.S. The recall is to upgrade the clutch release systems in the cars with manual transmissions. (With Agency Inputs) For all the latest news and updates from India and across the globe, follow us on @NewsWorldIN on Twitter and News World India on Facebook