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Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million vehicles because cruise control could get stuck in the ‘on’ position

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 4.8 million vehicles because drivers may not be able to turn the cruise control off.

U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration strongly encourages vehicle owners to follow the FCA warning and not use cruise control until the cars, SUVs, and trucks are repaired.

If this error happens, drivers may be able to stop the vehicle by pressing the brake pedal. The vehicle can then be placed into park when it’s stopped. Drivers can also (1) shift the transmission to neutral, (2) forcefully apply the manual brake, and (3) put the vehicle in park when it stops.

Affected models, identified by FCA, are:

  • Dodge Journey MY 2014-2018 SUV
  • Dodge Durango MY 2014-2018 SUV 
  • Dodge Challenger MY 2015-2018 2-Door 
  • Dodge Charger MY 2014-2018 4-Door 
  • Ram 3500 MY 2014-2018 Pickup Truck
  • Ram 3500 Cab Chassis MY 2014-2018 Pickup Truck
  • Ram 3500 Less Than 10,000 Pound Cab Chassis MY 2016-2018 Pickup Truck
  • Ram 2500 MY 2014-2018 Pickup Truck
  • Ram 4500/5500 Cab Chassis MY 2014-2018 Pickup Truck
  • Ram 1500 MY 2014-2019 Pickup Truck
  • Jeep Wrangler MY 2018 SUV
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee MY 2014-2018 SUV 
  • Jeep Cherokee MY 2014-2018 SUV 
  • Chrysler 300 MY 2014-2018 4-Door 
  • Chrysler Pacifica MY 2017-2018 Van 
  • Chrysler 200 MY 2015-2017 4-Door

Vehicle owners should contact FCA at 866-220-6747 for additional information about this recall.

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