The North American based automotive giant Chrysler Group LLC has recently announced a recall for the Chrysler Town & Country and for the Dodge Grand Caravan because of a problem with the power liftgate operation.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 471 units of the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans will have to be taken back to the dealers because of a problem with the power liftgate operation. The NHTSA is saying that the pinch sensor might not function properly and the power liftgate might require an increased force to stop it during the final closing stages, increasing the risk of an injury.
“Some vehicles may be equipped with a right-side liftgate pinch sensor that does not function properly. As a result, increased force may be required in order to stop the power liftgate during final closing stages. The power liftgate door may close on an appendage, increasing the risk of injury”, as the NHTSA is saying in its recalls summary of the problem.
Chrysler Group LLC didn’t receive any reports about crashes or injuries because of the problem with the liftgate. The affected vehicles have been manufactured between the 9th of March 2012 and the 12th of March 2012. The recall is expected to begin in May, 2012, and owners can contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. This isn’t the only problem that the two models had and another recall was announced in April. You can read more about it by clicking this link.