2024 Chrysler Pacifica Recalls Due to Fuel Pump Issue

Chrysler Pacifica Recall 2024: Fuel Pump Issue

Chrysler has issued notice of a 2024 Chrysler Pacifica recall affecting 21,468 vehicles due to an issue with the fuel pump. The recall was initiated to address the risk of the fuel pump failing, which can lead to an unexpected engine stall.

Chrysler pacifica 2024 recall

Detailed Description of the Issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that the affected Chrysler Pacifica models might experience the fuel pump malfunctioning, which can cause the engine to stall without warning. This defect increases the risk of a crash, especially if the stall occurs while driving at high speeds.

Potential Risks

The primary risk associated with this Chrysler Pacifica recall is the unexpected engine stall resulting from the faulty fuel pump. This can lead to a sudden loss of power steering and braking assistance, significantly increasing the likelihood of an accident.

Models Affected

The recall impacts the following Chrysler model:

  • 2024 Chrysler Pacifica

Investigation and Recall Initiation

Chrysler initiated the recall after receiving multiple customer reports about the issue. The company conducted tests and confirmed the problem in early May 2024. The recall decision was made on May 28, 2024.

Owner Notification and Next Steps

Chrysler will notify affected owners by mail starting June 15, 2024. Owners will receive instructions on how to proceed with the recall. It is recommended that owners contact their local Chrysler service centers to schedule an inspection and necessary repairs, which will be provided free of charge.

Repair Process

To address the issue, Chrysler service centers will inspect and replace the fuel pump in the affected Pacifica vehicles. This repair ensures that the fuel pump functions correctly, preventing unexpected engine stalls. The repair process is expected to be quick, but owners should contact their service centers to arrange an appointment as soon as possible.

Legal Rights and Recourse

Under the Highway Safety Act of 1970, vehicle manufacturers are required to repair any recalled defects or replace defective parts free of charge. If a service center refuses to perform the necessary repairs or attempts to charge for the service, vehicle owners should contact Chrysler directly to resolve the matter.

Assistance from Lemon Law Group Partners

Lemon Law Group Partners can provide valuable assistance to car owners facing difficulties during the Chrysler Pacifica recall process. Our experienced attorneys work directly with the manufacturer on behalf of the client to ensure a swift and satisfactory resolution. In many cases, the legal fees are covered by the manufacturer, allowing clients to receive experienced legal counsel at no additional cost. For more information and a free consultation, call (888) 415-0610.

Conclusion

Owners of the 2024 Chrysler Pacifica should take this recall seriously and have their vehicles inspected and repaired as soon as possible. Ensuring that the fuel pump functions correctly is crucial for vehicle safety. Chrysler is committed to resolving this issue efficiently and urges all affected owners to take immediate action.

Additional Information

Drivers can also check the NHTSA website to see if their vehicle has been affected by the recall. The recall number for this Chrysler recall is 24V-062.

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