Chrysler will be contacting the owners of approximately 1.5 million Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep owners, about a problem affecting the Occupant Restraint Control (ORC). According to the defect report, a short could develop in the ORC module and prevent the frontal airbags, side airbags, and seat belt pretensioners from deploying.
The vehicles affected by this problem include:
- 2011-2014 Chrysler 200
- 2010 Chrysler Sebring
- 2010-2014 Dodge Avenger
- 2010-2012 Dodge Caliber
- 2010-2014 Jeep Compass
- 2010-2014 Jeep Patriot
The manufacturer has not provided a remedy for this recall as it is still under development. Owners wanting more information about the problem are asked to contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is S61 and the NHTSA campaign number is 16V-668.