2018 CHRYSLER PACIFICA - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles. The Manual Park Release (MPR) plug may be removed without a tool. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection."
HazardIf the MPR is engaged unintentionally, the vehicle could roll away striking and injuring a bystander or cause a crash.
Consumer ActionChrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MPR plug, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U50.