Los Angeles, CA: Chrysler Group LLC has issued a recall affecting approximately 22,100 small cargo vans because of inadvertent side air bag deployments, the company and U.S. safety regulators said.
Chrysler reportedly told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) it has reports of 25 unexpected air bag deployments in Ram C/V Tradesman commercial vans. No one has been injured and there have been no reported crashes in the affected vehicles, Chrysler said. "In the affected vehicles, road hazards such as potholes may cause the front passenger side curtain and/or seat air bags to deploy unexpectedly," according to the NHTSA. (Reuters.com)
According to Chrysler, 18,245 model year 2013 to 2015 Ram C/V Tradesman vehicles are in the United States and 3,870 are in Canada.