June 2, 2016 ByRenée Francoeur
The company says “long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature, combined with high temperature cycling, could eventually degrade the propellant contained in the passenger frontal airbag.” This could cause the airbag to deploy with more force than normal.
Dealers will replace the airbag inflator to rectify the issue, Chrysler stated, noting that Canadian climate results in the propellant degrading slowly.
“The recall is being conducted as a precaution to address future risk, and is expected to replace airbag inflators before their function would be affected,” the company said.
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