Chrysler recalling 630,000 newer model SUVs

yes, very smart here to recall the product. Especially when it involves people lives. It doesn’t look good for a company, look at what Tylenol did in the 80’s. They recalled their product and fixed the problem.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Days after announcing it would fight a federal safety regulator’s request to recall 2.7 million older vehicles, Chrysler Group announced the recall of 630,000 newer model SUVs.

The automaker is still fighting a U.S. regulators’ request that it voluntarily recall 1993 to 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees and 2002 to 2007 Jeep Libertys over a gas tank design issue.

Thursday’s recall announcements are different, intended to fix two separate issues.

The company said 409,000 of its Jeep Patriot and Compass SUVs from model years 2010 to 2012 are being recalled to fix a sensor-activated restraint system that is designed to deploy when a rollover appears imminent. The company said the vehicles’ seatbelt pre-tensioners and side-curtain airbags may not function properly during slow-developing rollovers. It said it is unaware of any injuries, accidents or complaints associated with this issue. Just over 254,000 of the vehicles are in the…

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