FCA recalls RAM, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Mitsubishi and Sterling vehicles to replace airbags.

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FCA recalls RAM, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Mitsubishi and Sterling vehicles to replace airbags.

— Fiat Chrysler (FCA US) is recalling more than 4.3 million vehicles to replace dangerous Takata airbags at risk of exploding when the airbags deploy.

The recall has designated "zones" of the country in addition to a dizzying number of Chrysler vehicles, so owners will need to pay special attention to the following.

Chrysler Takata Airbag Recall (Zone A)

Chrysler says this zone includes the following locations: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan) and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The following vehicles are recalled if originally sold or ever registered in zone A.

  • 2004-2008 RAM 1500
  • 2005-2009 RAM 2500
  • 2006-2009 RAM 3500
  • 2007-2010 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008-2010 RAM 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008-2009 Sterling 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2004-2009 Dodge Durango
  • 2007-2009 Chrysler Aspen
  • 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler
  • 2008-2012 Dodge Challenger
  • 2005-2008 Dodge Magnum
  • 2005-2012 Chrysler 300
  • 2006-2012 Dodge Charger
  • 2005-2011 Dodge Dakota
  • 2006-2009 Mitsubishi Raider

Chrysler Takata Airbag Recall (Zone B)

Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Washington D.C., Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

Unless included in "zone A," Chrysler is recalling the following vehicles:

  • 2004-2008 RAM 1500
  • 2005-2009 RAM 2500
  • 2006-2009 RAM 3500
  • 2007-2009 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008-2009 RAM 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008-2009 Sterling 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2004-2009 Dodge Durango
  • 2007-2009 Chrysler Aspen
  • 2007-2009 Jeep Wrangler
  • 2008-2009 Dodge Challenger
  • 2005-2008 Dodge Magnum
  • 2005-2009 Chrysler 300
  • 2006-2009 Dodge Charger
  • 2005-2009 Dodge Dakota
  • 2006-2009 Mitsubishi Raider

Chrysler says a third possibility exists concerning the vehicles. Unless included in zones A or B, the following vehicles will be recalled in the following states:

  • 2005-2008 RAM 2500
  • 2006-2008 RAM 3500
  • 2007-2008 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008 RAM 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008 Sterling 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2004-2008 Dodge Durango
  • 2007-2008 Chrysler Aspen
  • 2007-2008 Jeep Wrangler
  • 2008 Dodge Challenger
  • 2005-2008 Dodge Magnum
  • 2005-2008 Chrysler 300
  • 2006-2008 Dodge Charger
  • 2005-2008 Dodge Dakota
  • 2006-2008 Mitsubishi Raider

Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

FCA doesn't know when the recall will begin, but dealers will replace the passenger frontal airbag inflators in all the vehicles. Chrysler will notify the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and RAM owners. Sterling and Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their respective companies.

Owners with questions should call Chrysler at 800-853-1403 and give them recall number S43.

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