The S43 Airbag Recall: What to Do If You Receive a Notification

Fiat Chrysler has announced a recall on several airbags in order to ensure the safety of its vehicles. There are a number of vehicles affected by the S43 airbag recall, and we’d like to provide our customers with as much information as possible. If your vehicle has been affected by this recall, bring your car to Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

According to Consumer Affairs, there are a number of Fiat-Chrysler vehicles that may have a faulty passenger airbag inflator. Below is a list of the affected models, some dating back as far as 2004:

  • S43 Airbag Recall2004-09 Dodge Durango
  • 2004-10 Dodge RAM
  • 2005-08 Dodge Magnum
  • 2005-11 Dodge Dakota
  • 2005-12 Chrysler 300
  • 2006-12 Dodge Charger
  • 2007-09 Chrysler Aspen
  • 2007-12 Jeep Wrangler models

Vehicles equipped with a specific airbag inflator may need to have the part replaced to due to bad propellant. Essentially, the chemicals can degrade over time, especially in humid climates and in warm weather.

What should you do? Chrysler will notify you if your vehicle is affected. If you receive a notification about your vehicle, you can bring it to our service center and have it replaced free of charge. The recall number is S43, and, if you have any questions, feel free to call the Chrysler customer service center at 1-800-853-1403.

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I am the third-generation owner of Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Walled Lake, MI. After working as a lawyer for 11 years, I took over the dealership my family started in 1955.

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