Recall roundup: Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango for ORC module image

The Chrysler Group has announced yet another recall for two of its most popular SUVs, the Dodge Durango and the Jeep Grand Cherokee, because of a problem with the ORC module.

The North American based automaker Chrysler has seen some tough last few months after having to announce several recalls and the “problem” is not over yet. According to the company, a new recall has been issued by the Chrysler Group, this time affecting the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango SUVs, once more, because of the ORC module.

The sport utility vehicles mentioned above are suffering from a defective occupant restraint control (ORC) module, or the electronic component which is managing the restraint system’s deployment. The condition may lead to the illumination of the airbag warning lamps and in case of an impact, in can increase the risk of occupant injury. Chrysler says that no reports of injuries have been related to this condition but owners of the above mentioned models will be notified by the company. The affected vehicles are from the 2014 model year and the recall is expected to begin soon, with all the necessary repairs / replacements being made free of charge. For any extra details on the subject, owners can contact the company’s information center at 1-800-853-1403.