Fiat Chrysler is recalling 862,520 gasoline-powered within the U.S. for not assembly EPA emissions requirements as a consequence of a catalytic converter difficulty.
The EPA mentioned the invention was made by way of routine testing carried out by the company and the automaker.
Fiat Chrysler mentioned the issue doesn’t pose a security danger and that it has already begun to contact house owners of the affected fashions, which embrace sure variations of the 2011-2016 Dodge Journey, 2011-2014 Chrysler 200/Dodge Avenger, 2011-2012 Dodge Caliber and 2011-2016 Jeep Compass and Patriot.
As a result of want to produce such a lot of substitute catalytic converters, the recall might be carried out in 4 phases by way of the tip of 2019.
In January, Fiat Chrysler agreed to pay $800 million to settle claims from the U.S. Division of Justice and California alleging that it used unlawful software program to subvert diesel emissions assessments, however a felony probe is ongoing.
The recall isn’t associated to the diesel investigation.