Chrysler Group, LLC recently announced that it is recalling more than 11,000 of its model 2011 vehicles. The recall has been announced because some of the affected vehicles have an incorrectly installed steering wheel that can improperly collapse in a collision and injure drivers.

The Chrysler recall affects 11 out of 20 of the company’s model 2011 vehicles. Specifically, the recall affects the following Chrysler vehicles:

  • Chrysler Town and Country
  • Chrysler 200 Sedan
  • Chrysler 200 Convertible
  • Dodge Avenger
  • Dodge Caliber
  • Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Dodge Journey
  • Dodge Nitro
  • Jeep Compass
  • Jeep Patriot
  • Jeep Liberty
  • Jeep Wrangler

The National Highway and Safety Administration announced that the manufacturing problem and defects are the result of an improperly installed steering column rivet that can result in the loss of steering and increase the risk of a crash.

Chrysler Group plans to begin notifying consumers who own the 2011 Chrysler vehicles in July. If you own one of the model year 2011 Chrysler vehicles mentioned above, you will be able to take your car to an authorized Chrysler dealership that will inspect your vehicle and make the necessary repairs.

As the owner of a Chrysler vehicle, you are entitled to get these repairs done by an authorized Chrysler dealer free of charge. If you own one of the mentioned affected Chrysler vehicles and you have experienced problems with your steering and/or steering column, you should call the experienced attorneys at Consumer Law Experts today in order to discuss your rights.

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