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Crash Test Data for 2015 Dodge

Dodge Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
2015 Challenger 2DR RWD

 

Service Bulletins for 2015 Dodge

2015 DODGE AVENGER
Bulletin Number: 18-022-14REV.A
CHRYSLER DODGE 2013-2014: THIS BULLETIN IS A REVISED BULLETIN FOR 18-022-14 PLEASE REMOVE THE OLD COPY FROM YOUR FILE. POWER CONTROL MODULE HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH THE LATEST SOFTWARE. *LJ
2015 DODGE CHALLENGER
Bulletin Number: 18-016-15REV.A
CHRYSLER 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER: THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 18-016-15 DATED FEBRUARY 13,2015 WHICH INVOLVES REPROGRAMMING THE POWER CONTROL MODULE UPDATED SOFTWARE. *LJ
Bulletin Number: 18-050-15REV.A
CHRYSLER 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER: REPROGRAMMING THE POWER CONTROL MODULE WITH THE LATEST SOFTWARE. *LJ
Bulletin Number: 19-001-15
CHRYSLER: 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER: INFORMATION REGARDING INSPECTING & REPLACING THE STEERING GEAR PINION COVER RETAINING WASHER. *LJ
Bulletin Number: 19-001-15 REV.A
CHRYSLER: 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER : SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING A LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST DUE TO MISSING PINION SHAFT COVER RETAINING WASHER. *LJ
Bulletin Number: 19-003-15
CHRYSLER 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER: SERVICE BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING INTERMITTENT POWER STEERING NOISE AND SLIGHT LOSS OF ASSIST. *LJ
2015 DODGE CHARGER
Bulletin Number: 18-035-15
CHRYSLER 2015 DODGE CHARGER, CHRYSLER 300: BULLETIN INVOLVES REPROGRAMMING THE POWER CONTROL MODULE WITH NEW SOFTWARE. *LJ
2015 DODGE DART
Bulletin Number: 18-061-14
DODGE: CHRYSLER200, DODGE DART 2015: THIS BULLETIN IS AN OVERVIEW OF NEW SOFTWARE THAT ERASES AND REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE. *LJ UPDATED 05/01/15. *LJ
Bulletin Number: 18-061-14
DODGE: CHRYSLER200, DODGE DART 2015: THIS BULLETIN IS AN OVERVIEW OF NEW SOFTWARE THAT ERASES AND REPROGRAM THE POWER CONTROL MODULE. *LJ UPDATED 05/01/15. *LJ UPDATED 06/22/15*LJ
2015 DODGE DURANGO
Bulletin Number: 08-024-15
CHRYSLER 2014-2015 DODGE JOURNEY, DURANGO, CHARGER, JEEP CHEROKEE: CUSTOMERS MAY NOTICE A DISPLAYED MESSAGE ON THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SERVICE TIRE PRESSURE SYSTEM". *LJ
2015 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN
Bulletin Number: 18-017-15REV.A
CHRYSLER 2015 : CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY DODGE CARAVAN: INFORMATION REGARDING UPDATING SOFTWARE & REPROGRAMMING THE POWER CONTROL MODULE. *LJ
2015 DODGE RAM 3500
Bulletin Number: 062509-42319
CHRYSLER: 2013-2014 RAM PICKUP, CHASSIS 3500/2500 SERIES: THE SPEEDOMETER SOFTWARE NEEDS TO BE UPDATED, REPROGRAMMING OF THE ABS MODULE SOFTWARE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. *LJ
Bulletin Number: 081617
CHRYSLER: 2013-2014 RAM CAB CHASSIS SERIES: PDC COVER. SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNERS LETTER. *LJ
Bulletin Number: 17-008-14
CHRYSLER: 2014 RAM CAB CHASSIS: REPAIRS ON THE REAR STABILZER BAR ARE REIMBURSABLE WITHIN THE GUIDELINES OF THE WARRANTY WHICH ONLY APPLIES TO 2013-2014 MODEL VEHCLES. *LJ

 

Recalls for 2015 Dodge

2015 DODGE CHALLENGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:03/28/2015 - 04/01/2015
Potential Units Affected:72

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge Challenger vehicles manufactured March 28, 2015, to April 1, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the driver's side air bag inflated curtain (SABIC) may have a loose or missing rear mounting bolt.

Consequence:

A loose or missing SABIC rear mounting bolt may alter the air bag inflated curtain's deployment, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a side impact or roll-over crash.

Action:

Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the vehicles, as needed, free of charge. The recall began on May 28, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R22.
2015 DODGE CHALLENGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/18/2014 - 02/05/2015
Potential Units Affected:1873

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT vehicles manufactured September 18, 2014, to February 5, 2015, and equipped with a 6.2L supercharged engine. O-ring seal and fuel rail crossover hose damage may result in the fuel rail hose connection leaking fuel.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components increases the risk of a vehicle fire.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will replace the engine fuel rail injector crossover hose, free of charge. The recall began April 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R07.
2015 DODGE CHALLENGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/18/2014 - 02/05/2015
Potential Units Affected:1873

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT vehicles manufactured September 18, 2014, to February 5, 2015, and equipped with a 6.2L supercharged engine. O-ring seal and fuel rail crossover hose damage may result in the fuel rail hose connection leaking fuel.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components increases the risk of a vehicle fire.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will replace the engine fuel rail injector crossover hose, free of charge. The recall began April 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R07.
2015 DODGE CHALLENGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:01/24/2014 - 07/23/2015
Potential Units Affected:1416376

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500, 2015 Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, and Dodge Durango, and 2013-2015 Dodge Viper vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with radios that have software vulnerabilities that can allow third-party access to certain networked vehicle control systems.

Consequence:

Exploitation of the software vulnerability may result in unauthorized remote modification and control of certain vehicle systems, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify and mail affected owners a USB drive that includes a software update that eliminates the vulnerability, free of charge. Optionally, owners may download the update to their own USB drive from http://www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ or take their vehicle to a Chrysler dealer for immediate installation. In an effort to mitigate the effects of this security vulnerability, Chrysler has had the wireless service provider close the open cellular connection to the vehicle that provided unauthorized access to the vehicle network. This measure may not have been implemented on all vehicles and does not address access by other means that will be remedied by the software update. The recall is expected to begin the last week of August 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R40.
2015 DODGE CHALLENGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
Manufacturer:Chrysler Group LLC
Manufacture Dates:06/30/2014 - 10/08/2014
Potential Units Affected:11668

Defect Description:

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge Challenger vehicles manufactured June 30, 2014, to October 8, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the instrument cluster may become inoperative. This could cause the gauges to oscillate at zero and the Vehicle Theft Alarm could remain illuminated. Thus, the affected vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 101, "Controls and displays."

Consequence:

If the instrument cluster becomes inoperative, it can increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a software enhancement, free of charge. The recall began on December 15, 2014. Owners can contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P74.
2015 DODGE CHARGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/18/2014 - 02/05/2015
Potential Units Affected:1873

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT vehicles manufactured September 18, 2014, to February 5, 2015, and equipped with a 6.2L supercharged engine. O-ring seal and fuel rail crossover hose damage may result in the fuel rail hose connection leaking fuel.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components increases the risk of a vehicle fire.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will replace the engine fuel rail injector crossover hose, free of charge. The recall began April 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R07.
2015 DODGE CHARGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/18/2014 - 02/05/2015
Potential Units Affected:1873

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT vehicles manufactured September 18, 2014, to February 5, 2015, and equipped with a 6.2L supercharged engine. O-ring seal and fuel rail crossover hose damage may result in the fuel rail hose connection leaking fuel.

Consequence:

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components increases the risk of a vehicle fire.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will replace the engine fuel rail injector crossover hose, free of charge. The recall began April 23, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R07.
2015 DODGE CHARGER
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:01/24/2014 - 07/23/2015
Potential Units Affected:1416376

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500, 2015 Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, and Dodge Durango, and 2013-2015 Dodge Viper vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with radios that have software vulnerabilities that can allow third-party access to certain networked vehicle control systems.

Consequence:

Exploitation of the software vulnerability may result in unauthorized remote modification and control of certain vehicle systems, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify and mail affected owners a USB drive that includes a software update that eliminates the vulnerability, free of charge. Optionally, owners may download the update to their own USB drive from http://www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ or take their vehicle to a Chrysler dealer for immediate installation. In an effort to mitigate the effects of this security vulnerability, Chrysler has had the wireless service provider close the open cellular connection to the vehicle that provided unauthorized access to the vehicle network. This measure may not have been implemented on all vehicles and does not address access by other means that will be remedied by the software update. The recall is expected to begin the last week of August 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R40.
2015 DODGE DART
NHTSA Campaign ID:TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
Manufacturer:Chrysler Group LLC
Manufacture Dates:08/24/2014 - 10/28/2014
Potential Units Affected:944

Defect Description:

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2015 Dodge Dart Aero vehicles manufactured August 24, 2014, to October 28, 2014. The affected vehicles were built with a premium instrument cluster and Lowline Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). The TPMS warning light may not illuminate when low tire pressure is detected. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 138, "Tire pressure monitoring systems."

Consequence:

A malfunctioning TPMS light will not notify an owner of an improperly inflated tire. An improperly inflated tire may experience a complete loss of tire pressure, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reconfigure the vehicles from a lowline TPMS to a highline TPMS, free of charge. The recall began on January 27, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P76.
2015 DODGE DURANGO
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:01/08/2013 - 07/23/2015
Potential Units Affected:1416376

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500, 2015 Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, and Dodge Durango, and 2013-2015 Dodge Viper vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with radios that have software vulnerabilities that can allow third-party access to certain networked vehicle control systems.

Consequence:

Exploitation of the software vulnerability may result in unauthorized remote modification and control of certain vehicle systems, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify and mail affected owners a USB drive that includes a software update that eliminates the vulnerability, free of charge. Optionally, owners may download the update to their own USB drive from http://www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ or take their vehicle to a Chrysler dealer for immediate installation. In an effort to mitigate the effects of this security vulnerability, Chrysler has had the wireless service provider close the open cellular connection to the vehicle that provided unauthorized access to the vehicle network. This measure may not have been implemented on all vehicles and does not address access by other means that will be remedied by the software update. The recall is expected to begin the last week of August 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R40.
2015 DODGE DURANGO
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:06/12/2015 - 06/20/2015
Potential Units Affected:5608

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango vehicles manufactured June 12, 2015, to June 20, 2015. Due to a manufacturing error, the affected vehicles have rear lower control arms that may fracture.

Consequence:

If the rear lower control arm fractures, the vehicle may have a sudden change in ride height, rear end instability and/or reduced braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace any affected rear lower control arms, free of charge. The recall began on July 10, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicle until it has been inspected at the owner's location. Vehicles will be towed to dealers for repairs as necessary.
2015 DODGE JOURNEY
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:07/19/2010 - 05/26/2015
Potential Units Affected:144416

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured July 19, 2010, to May 26, 2015 and equipped with 2.4L engines. In the affected vehicles, the engine cover may detach from the engine and contact the exhaust manifold.

Consequence:

If the displaced engine cover contacts the exhaust manifold, there would be an increased risk of a vehicle fire.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install an improved mounting system for the engine cover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 26, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R32.
2015 DODGE JOURNEY
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Chrysler Group LLC
Manufacture Dates:10/25/2013 - 08/22/2014
Potential Units Affected:667

Defect Description:

Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles manufactured October 25, 2013, to August 22, 2014. The affected vehicles may be equipped with tire placard labels which contain inaccurate seating capacity and occupant/cargo combined weight information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."

Consequence:

With inaccurate information on the tire placard, the operator may overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a correct tire placard label, free of charge. The recall began April 8, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P70.
2015 DODGE VIPER
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
Manufacturer:Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates:09/17/2012 - 06/25/2014
Potential Units Affected:1416376

Defect Description:

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500, and 5500, 2015 Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Challenger, 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, and Dodge Durango, and 2013-2015 Dodge Viper vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with radios that have software vulnerabilities that can allow third-party access to certain networked vehicle control systems.

Consequence:

Exploitation of the software vulnerability may result in unauthorized remote modification and control of certain vehicle systems, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Chrysler will notify and mail affected owners a USB drive that includes a software update that eliminates the vulnerability, free of charge. Optionally, owners may download the update to their own USB drive from http://www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ or take their vehicle to a Chrysler dealer for immediate installation. In an effort to mitigate the effects of this security vulnerability, Chrysler has had the wireless service provider close the open cellular connection to the vehicle that provided unauthorized access to the vehicle network. This measure may not have been implemented on all vehicles and does not address access by other means that will be remedied by the software update. The recall is expected to begin the last week of August 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R40.
2015 DODGEN BORN FREE
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION
Manufacturer:Dodgen Industries, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:09/13/2014 - 12/22/2014
Potential Units Affected:17

Defect Description:

Dodgen Industries, Inc. (Dodgen) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Born Free RV and Born Free Mobility RV vehicles manufactured from September 13, 2014, to December 22, 2014, and equipped with Liquid Spring-brand aftermarket suspension kits. The mounting bracket that attaches the suspension fluid tank to the frame may fail allowing the fluid tank to separate from the vehicle.

Consequence:

If the suspension fluid tank mount fractures and the tank separates from the chassis, the tank may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Dodgen will notify owners, and dealers will install a new re-designed bracket, free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2015. Owners may contact Dodgen customer service at 1-515-332-3755 or LiquidSpring at 1-765-474-7816. Dodgen's number for this recall is 14E-034.
2015 DODGEN BORN FREE MOBILITY
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION
Manufacturer:Dodgen Industries, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:09/13/2014 - 12/22/2014
Potential Units Affected:17

Defect Description:

Dodgen Industries, Inc. (Dodgen) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Born Free RV and Born Free Mobility RV vehicles manufactured from September 13, 2014, to December 22, 2014, and equipped with Liquid Spring-brand aftermarket suspension kits. The mounting bracket that attaches the suspension fluid tank to the frame may fail allowing the fluid tank to separate from the vehicle.

Consequence:

If the suspension fluid tank mount fractures and the tank separates from the chassis, the tank may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Dodgen will notify owners, and dealers will install a new re-designed bracket, free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2015. Owners may contact Dodgen customer service at 1-515-332-3755 or LiquidSpring at 1-765-474-7816. Dodgen's number for this recall is 14E-034.