Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 412,981 model year 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokees and 2015 Chrysler 200s, Jeep Renegades, RAM ProMasters, and 2016 Fiat 500X vehicles equipped with 9-speed automatic transmissions.
The transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, and as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Chrysler will notify owners, dealers will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp, free of charge. The remedy is currently unavailable.
Interim notices were mailed to owners on August 24, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available.
Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S55.