Chrysler Ignition Failure Investigation
Investigation a class action against Chrysler on behalf of owners and lessees of:
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations (NHTSA) opened investigations into 1.2 million Chrysler vehicles based on reports that a driver’s knee can move the ignition switch out of the “run” position, causing the vehicles to stall and disabling the air bags. Chrysler has received hundreds of complaints for stalling linked to the defect. NHTSA is investigating 700,000 2008-10 Grand Caravan, Town and Country and Journey minivans because of stalling complaints. Drivers say that on rough roads or when bumped, the key can rotate from “run” to “accessory” mode, causing the engine to shut down. Additionally, NHTSA is investigating 525,000 2006-07 Jeep Commanders and 2005-06 Jeep Grand Cherokees following 32 complaints that allege the driver’s knee can contact the key fob or key chain and cause the ignition to be turned off. If you own or lease a Chrysler vehicle and have experienced an ignition or airbag failure, please contact us.